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Ingatestone, Essex

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Ingatestone, Essex

Ingatestone is a small town in Essex, England, with a population of about 4,500 people. To the immediate north lies the village of Fryerning, and the two form the civil parish of Ingatestone and Fryerning. Ingatestone sits within an area of Metropolitan Green Belt land, 20 miles (32 km) north east of London. The built-up area is largely situated between the A12 and the Great Eastern Railway. Today it is an affluent commuter town.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ6499
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 Ingatestone, Essex has been known in the past

Engerstone ~ Ingarstone ~ Ingerstone

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

Ingatestone, par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Essex, 6 miles NE. of Chelmsford and 23 miles NE. of London - par., 2738 ac., pop. 926; P.O., T.O.; the vil. is partly in Fryerning par.; in vicinity is the seat of Ingatestone Hall.

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