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Mountnessing, Essex

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Mountnessing, Essex

Mountnessing is a village in south Essex, England. It is situated to the north-east of Brentwood, south-west of Ingatestone. A large proportion of the houses are situated on the Roman Road (formerly the A12 road until the village was bypassed in the 1970s) between Brentwood and Ingatestone. The village is approximately equidistant between the two closest railway stations of Shenfield and Ingatestone. Features of Mountnessing are its windmill and the parish church of St Giles.
Post townBrentwood
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ6297
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01277

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


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

Mountnessing, par. and vil., Essex, 4 miles NE. of Brentwood, 4206 ac., pop. 874; P.O.; has remains of Thoby Priory of 12th century; 1½ mile NW. of Mountnessing vil. is the vil. of Mountnessing Street.

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