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Chignall Smealy, Essex

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Chignall Smealy, Essex

Chignal Smealy is a small village on the north-western outskirts of Chelmsford, Essex. The local church (St. Nicholas) is a red brick building, containing an unusual red brick baptismal font which has been used for many christenings. The spelling of the village name is open to discussion. Sometimes it is spelt "Chignall Smealy" other times, it is spelt "Chignal Smealy".
DistrictChelmsford
Post townCHELMSFORD
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL6611
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01245
 

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

Chignal Smealy ~ Little Chignal

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

Chignal-Smealy, par., W. Essex, 4½ miles NW. of Chelmsford, 476 ac., pop. 134; P.O.

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