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High Ongar, Essex

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High Ongar, Essex

High Ongar is a village and civil parish in the County of Essex, England. It is located a mile (1½ km) north-east of Chipping Ongar, 8 miles (13 km) west of Chelmsford and 6 miles (10 km) north-west of Brentwood. The village of High Ongar has existed since the beginning of the 17th century, although in the Middle Ages it was probably no more than a tiny hamlet.
DistrictEpping Forest
Post townONGAR
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL5603
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01277

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

Old Ongar ~ Ongar ~ Ongar High

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

Ongar, High, par. and vil., Essex - par., 4520 ac., pop. 1063; vil., 1 mile NE. of Ongar sta.; P.O.

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