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Chigwell, Essex

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Chigwell, Essex

Chigwell is a civil parish and town in the Epping Forest district of Essex. It is located 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Charing Cross. It is served by two London Underground stations and uses the London area code.
DistrictEpping Forest
Post townCHIGWELL
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ4393
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code020
Population12,449 (2001)
 

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

Cingheuuella

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

Chigwell, par. and vil. (ry. sta. C. Lane), W. Essex, 5 miles S. of Epping and 13 miles NE. of London, 5009 ac. (25 water), pop. 5431; P.O., T.O.; and P.O., T.O., at Chigwell Road.

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