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Little Easton, Essex

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Little Easton, Essex

Little Easton is a small village in Essex, England, which dates from the 12th century. The village has a population of just a few hundred people, one pub, "The Stag", and one church. The village of Great Easton lies one mile (1.6 km) to the north. Little Easton is recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086 as Estaines Parva. During the second world war the US Air Force created an airfield at nearby Easton Lodge, which was the base of the 386th Bomb Group (Marauders) of the 9th AF USAAF.
Post townChelmsford
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL6023
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Easton ~ Easton Little

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

Easton, Little, par., W. Essex, on river Chelmer, 2 miles NW. of Dunmow, 1602 ac., pop. 295; P.O.

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