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Widdington, Essex

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Widdington, Essex

Widdington is a village and a civil parish near Saffron Walden, in the Uttlesford district, in the county of Essex, England. The village is located near the M11 motorway. Widdington has a church called St Mary the Virgin, Widdington. Prior's Hall, now a private residence, is a rare survival of a stone-built structure from the late tenth or early eleventh centuries; Prior's Hall barn, from the fourteenth-century, is nearby. Widdington is mentioned in the Domesday Book.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL5331
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex

Other names by which Widdington, Essex has been known in the past

Widintuna ~ Widituna

Widdington, Essex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Widdington.-- par. and vil., Essex - par., 2054 ac., pop. 377; vil., 5 miles S. of Saffron Walden; P.O.

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