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Ashingdon, Essex

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Ashingdon, Essex

Ashingdon is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located about 4 km north of Rochford and is 21 km southeast from the county town of Chelmsford. The village lies within Rochford District and the parliamentary constituency of Rayleigh. Ashingdon has a Parish Council. It is a rural parish, one of 14 parishes in Rochford District.
DistrictRochford
Post townROCHFORD
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ8693
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01702
Population3,165 (2001)
 

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

Ashdowne ~ Assandun ~ Nesenduna

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

Ashingdon, par., S. Essex, 2¼ miles N. of Rochford and 6 miles NE. of Leigh ry. sta., near river Crouch, 1166 ac. and 30 water and foreshore, pop. 91.

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