Abbess Roding

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Abbess Roding
Essex
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St Edmund's Church, Abbess Roding
Location
Grid reference: TL571113
Location: 51°46’44"N, 0°16’33"E
Data
Population: 427  (2011)
Post town: Ongar
Postcode: CM5
Dialling code: 01279
Local Government
Council: Epping Forest
Parliamentary
constituency:
Brentwood & Ongar

Abbess Roding is one of eight hamlets and villages called The Rodings in Essex.

Its name derives from the Abbess of Barking who was a patron of the parish church of St Edmund in the Middle Ages.

Abbess Roding is located in the west of Essex, five miles north of Chipping Ongar, between Harlow in the west and nine miles from the county town of Chelmsford in the east.

The village is served by Abbess Beauchamp and Berners Roding Parish Council.[1]

Abbess Roding recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086-7 as Roinges in the Hundred of Ongar, when it was part of the land of Geoffrey de Mandeville and was held by Geoffrey Martel.[2]

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