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Galleywood, Essex

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Galleywood, Essex

Galleywood is a village surrounded by countryside in Essex, about 30 miles from London, and close to the city of Chelmsford. It is off the A12, which connects to the M25 in London. Galleywood sits astride a Roman road running south from Chelmsford towards Vange Creek. Presently it has the B1007 Stock Road and B1009 Beehive Lane running through it. Galleywood was a part of Great Baddow Parish, but it comprised two villages or hamlets: Galleywood and Galleyend, about a mile apart.
DistrictChelmsford
Post townChelmsford
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL7102
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
Population5,757 approx.
 

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

Galleywood, vil. and eccl. dist. (Galleywood Common), Great Baddow, Chelmsford, West Hanningfield, and Stock pars., W. Essex -- dist., pop. 734; vil., 3 miles S. of Chelmsford; P.O.

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