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Chappel, Essex

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Chappel, Essex

Chappel is a village in Essex which sits on the River Colne. It is famous for its Victorian viaduct that crosses the Colne valley.
DistrictColchester
Post townColchester
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL8928
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01206 2 and 01787 2
Populationapprox 400
 

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

Chapel ~ Chapel Chappel ~ Chapple ~ Pontisbright

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

Pontisbright (or Chapel), par. (ry. sta. Chapel), Essex, on river Colne, 7 miles NW. of Colchester, 1176 ac., pop. 363; P.O., called Chapple.

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