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Ashen, Essex

Ashen is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located about 8 km east-southeast of Haverhill and is 36 km north from the county town of Chelmsford. The village lies to the south of the River Stour, which here forms the county boundary with Suffolk. The village is in the district of Braintree and the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden. The parish is part of the Bumpsteads and Upper Colne parish cluster. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 315.
Post townSUDBURY
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL7442
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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


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

Ashen, par., NE. Essex, on verge of co., 3¼ miles NW. of Yeldham ry. sta., 1514 ac. (6 water), pop. 228.

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