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Little Dunmow, Essex

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Little Dunmow, Essex

Little Dunmow is a village situated in rural Essex, England, in the vale of the River Chelmer about 3 miles east-southeast of the town of Great Dunmow. It can be reached from the Dunmow South exit of the A120 by following the road towards Braintree (B1256) for 3.2 km before turning right for the village. The centre of the old village, which has just 99 dwellings, is a further 0.6 km along the road.
DistrictUttlesford
Post townDunmow
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL6521
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
 

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

Dunmow ~ Dunmow Little

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

Dunmow, Little, par., W. Essex, on left bank of river Chelmer, 2 miles SE. of Great Dunmow, 1728 ac., pop. 338; P.O.; was formerly the seat of a priory (founded 1104), remarkable for the ancient custom of the "Dunmow Flitch," a custom which within recent years has been revived.

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