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Wimbish, Essex

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Wimbish, Essex

Wimbish is a village and civil parish within Uttlesford, in Essex, England. The first recorded mention of the village was in 1042, when it was referred to as Winebisc. It was subsequently referred to as Wimbeis in the Domesday Book. The village has its own non-denominational primary school (Wimbish County Primary School) and a church (All Saints). The church tower was partly destroyed by lightning in 1756, and was rebuilt in brick but was later taken down again in 1883.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL5936
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex

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


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

Wimbish, par. and vil., Essex - par., 4920 ac., pop. 846; vil., 4 miles SE. of Saffron Walden; P.O.

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