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Birdbrook, Essex

Birdbrook is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located approximately 6 km southeast of Haverhill, Suffolk and is 34km (21 miles) north from the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Braintree and in the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden. The parish is part of the Bumpsteads and Upper Colne parish cluster. It is 93 metres above sea level. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 369.
DistrictBraintree
Post townHALSTEAD
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL7041
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01440
Population369 (2001)
 

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

Bridebroc

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

Birdbrook, par. with ry. sta., NE. Essex, 4 miles SE. of Haverhill, 2422 ac., pop. 581; P.O. A Roman camp is at Watson Bridge and a large tumulus at Ford Meadow.

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