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Wethersfield is a village and a civil parish on the B1053 road in the Braintree district of the English county of Essex. It is near the River Pant. Wethersfield has a school, a post office, a fire station and two places of worship. Nearby settlements include the town of Braintree and the village of Finchingfield. The village has a long history and probably gets its name from a Viking invader named Wuthha or Wotha, whose "field" or clearing it was.
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Other names by which Wethersfield, Essex has been known in the past
Westrefelda ~ Witheresfelda
Wethersfield, Essex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Wethersfield, par. and vil., Essex - par., 4226 ac., pop. 1453; vil., 6 miles NW. of Braintree; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity is Wethersfield Hall, seat.
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