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Mundon, Essex

Mundon is a village and civil parish on the Dengie peninsula in the English county of Essex. It lies 3 miles south-east of Maldon. The manor of Munduna passed from the king's thegn Godwin to Eudo Dapifer at the Conquest. Until the Dissolution of the Monasteries it formed part of the estates of St Johns Abbey, Colchester; it passed to Thomas Cromwell before being returned to the Duchy of Lancaster, which held the right of presentation to the vicarage until the 20th century.
DistrictMaldon
Post townCHELMSFORD
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL8702
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01621
 

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

Munduna

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

Mundon, par. and vil., Essex, 3 ½ m. SE. of Maldon, 3107 ac., pop. 320; P.O.; near vil. is Mundon Hall, seat.

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