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St. Lawrence's church, Asheldham, Essex - - 212882.jpg
St Lawrence's church, Asheldham
Grid reference: TL969011
Location: 51°40’27"N, 0°50’47"E
Population: 142  (2011[1])
Post town: Southminster
Postcode: CM0
Dialling code: 01621
Local Government
Council: Maldon
Maldon & East Chelmsford

Asheldham is a village and parish in the Dengie hundred of Essex. It is located about nine miles south-east of Maldon and is 16 miles east-south-east from the county town of Chelmsford. The village shares a joint parish council with Dengie, entitled Asheldham and Dengie.[2]

It is on the Dengie peninsula, and is about 12 miles by road from Maldon. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 150, reducing to 142 at the Census 2011.[1]

A Ham class minesweeper launched in September 1953 was named after the hamlet.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Civil Parish 2011". Retrieved 22 September 2015. 
  2. "Parish Council Contacts". Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-01-24. 

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