Barling, Essex

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All Saints Church, Barling
Grid reference: TQ930895
Location: 51°34’20"N, 0°47’6"E
Population: 1,740  (2011)
Post town: Southend-on-Sea
Postcode: SS3
Dialling code: 01702
Local Government
Council: Rochford
Rochford & Southend East

Barling is a village and ancient parish in the hundred of Rochford, Essex. It is located approximately four miles north-east of Southend-on-Sea and 18 miles south-east of the county town of Chelmsford. It has formed part of the civil parish of Barling Magna since 1946.[1]

In 1961 the civil parish had a population of 1,075.[2] The parish of Barling Magna also includes the hamlets of Little Wakering and Stonebridge, and had a population of 1,657 according to the 2001 census, increasing to 1,740 at the 2011 census.[3]

The word "Barling" is said to derive from two Saxon words "ban", a boar, and "ing", a meadow.

Barling is by Barlinghall Creek, a tributary of the River Roach.

In its agricultural setting, Barling village is mainly situated along Little Wakering Road, Church Road and Barling Road. Where these roads meet is the village duck pond.


  1. "Barling Magna CP through time". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 4 January 2018. 
  2. "Population Statistics Barling Magna CP through time". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 3 January 2018. 
  3. "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 23 September 2015. 

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