Village sign for Abberton and Langenhoe
The village church was once reputed to be amongst the most haunted buildings in Essex. This ancient church, which had been damaged in the Essex earthquake of 1884, was closed to worship in 1955 and demolished in 1963 after it was deemed structurally unsafe.
The name Langenhoe is from the Old English for ‘long hill-spur’.
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