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Little Baddow, Essex

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Little Baddow, Essex

Little Baddow is a large thriving village to the east of Chelmsford, Essex. The name Baddow comes from an Old English word meaning 'bad water', although this probably refers to the meadow area in Great Baddow as opposed to any water mass in Little Baddow. The village is positioned on one of the many elevated hills in Essex. Like many English villages the mainly car owning population has led to a decline in the number of shops in the village.
Post townChelmsford
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL7707
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01245

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

Baddow ~ Baddow Little

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

Baddow, Little, par. and vil., NW. Essex, 4 miles NE. of Chelmsford, 2756 ac., pop. 541; P.O.

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