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Abridge, Essex

Abridge is a village in Essex, England. It is on the River Roding, 16 miles southwest of the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Epping Forest and in the parliamentary constituency of Brentwood & Ongar. It is part of the civil parish of Lambourne and is served by Lambourne Parish Council. It takes its name from the brick bridge over the River Roding, which is situated just to the north of the modern centre, on the road to Theydon Bois.
DistrictEpping Forest
Post townROMFORD
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ4696
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01992
Population1,500 (2001 Census)
 

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

Abridge, vil., Lambourne par., W. Essex, on river Roding, 5 miles S. of Epping; P.O.

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