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Little Leighs, Essex

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Little Leighs, Essex

Little Leighs is a village in the Chelmsford District, in the English county of Essex. Little Leighs lies beside the River Ter, just south of the village of Great Leighs; until rerouting bypassed the village, Little Leighs was on the A131 road. The church in the village is dedicated to St. John the Evangelist. Small and sturdy, handsome in its simplicity, the fabric of the structure dates back at least as far as the twelfth century.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL7116
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex

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

Leighs ~ Leighs Little

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

Leighs, Little, par., Essex, in NW. of co., on river Ter, 7 miles NE. of Chelmsford, 1079 ac., pop. 125.

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