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Hatfield Peverel, Essex

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Hatfield Peverel, Essex

Hatfield Peverel is a large urban village and civil parish in the centre of Essex, England. Its population, including the hamlet of Nounsley, is approximately 5,500 (in 2004). Hatfield means a 'heathery space in the forest'; Peverel refers to William Peverel, the Norman knight granted lands in the area by William the Conqueror after the Norman invasion of 1066.
DistrictBraintree
Post townCHELMSFORD
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL7911
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
Population5,500
 

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

Hatfield Peverell

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

Hatfield Peverel, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Essex, 3 miles SW. of Witham, 4756 ac., pop. 1244; P.O., T.O.; contains the seat of Hatfieldbury.

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