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Great Sampford, Essex

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Great Sampford, Essex

Great Sampford is a village and civil parish on the B1053 and B1051 roads in the Uttlesford District of the English county of Essex. The village includes a primary school, two places of worship and a pub. It is located near the towns of Thaxted, Saffron Walden and Haverhill. It used to have a RAF base called RAF Great Sampford. The River Pant runs through the village. It is connected to Hempstead by Howe Lane.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL6435
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex

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

Sampford ~ Sampford Great

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

Sampford, Great, par. and vil., Essex - par., 1737 ac., pop. 555; vil., on river Pant, 5¾ miles NE. of Thaxted; P.O.

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