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Great Bardfield, Essex

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Great Bardfield, Essex

Great Bardfield is a large village in Essex, England. The Great Lodge at Bardfield is a Grade II listed building, which built in the 16th century and was given to Anne of Cleves by Henry VIII as one of several properties as part of a generous settlement for an amicable divorce. The 1,000-acre grounds include a Grade I listed barn and a vineyard. Great Bardfield is home to the Bardfield Cage, a 19th century village lock-up, and the Bardfield Museum.
DistrictBraintree
Post townBRAINTREE
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL6730
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01371 81
Population1,300
 

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

Bardfield ~ Bardfield Great

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

Bardfield, Great, par. and vil., NW. Essex, 6 miles NE. of Dunmow, 3761 ac., pop. 948.

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