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Chingford, Waltham Forest

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Chingford, Waltham Forest

Chingford is a London district, situated 10 miles northeast of Charing Cross. Historically a rural Essex parish, it gained Urban district status in 1894, and between 1938 and 1965 formed the core of the Municipal Borough of Chingford, Chingford now forms part of the north-east London Borough of Waltham Forest. It borders Essex to the north, Enfield to the north-west, Woodford Green to the east, Walthamstow to the south and Edmonton to the west.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyWaltham Forest
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ3994
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Other names by which Chingford, Waltham Forest has been known in the past

Cinghefort ~ Cingefort

Chingford, Waltham Forest in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Chingford, par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Essex, on border of co., near Epping Forest, 9½ m. NE. of London, 2791 ac. (40 water), pop. 1387; contains C. Hall.

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