Great Sampford

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Great Sampford
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Great Sampford Church
Location: 51°59’32"N, 0°22’57"E
Population: 586  (2011[1])
Post town: Saffron Walden
Postcode: CB10
Local Government
Council: Uttlesford

Great Sampford is a village and parish on the junction of the B1053 and B1051 roads in the north-west of Essex. The population of the Civil Parish at the 2011 census was 586. The village includes a primary school, two places of worship and one public house. It is located three miles to the north-east of the town of Thaxted and eight miles to the south-east of Saffron Walden.

It used to have a RAF airfield called RAF Great Sampford. The River Pant runs through the south of the village.

It is connected to Hempstead by Howe Lane.

The village contains two churches - the Baptist Church, which also owns a small hall adjacent to the property, used by the community for the pre-school; and also a Church of England parish church, St Michael's.

Also in the village is a green and cricket club. Next to the green is a playground which includes a skatepark, donated by the National Lottery Fund, a zip wire funded by an Uttlesford Council Community Grant, a small football pitch and a tennis court.

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