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Takeley, Essex

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Takeley, Essex

Takeley is a small village in Essex near Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England. When Takeley was first registered by the Normans in 1086-87 its boundaries were approximately 8 miles (13 km) in length, with a total area of 3,000 acres (12 kmĀ²). However, since the development of Stansted Airport, it has lost nearly a third of its land.
Post townBishop's Stortford
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL5621
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01279

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


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

Takeley, par. and vil. with ry sta., Essex, 4 miles E. of Bishop Stortford, 3188 ac., pop. 824; P.O.; a priory was here.

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