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St Mary's church, Widdington
Location: 51°57’46"N, 0°13’45"E
Population: 504
Post town: Saffron Walden
Postcode: CB11
Dialling code: 01799
Local Government
Council: Uttlesford

Widdington is a village and a parish in the Uttlesford hundred of Essex, near Saffron Walden. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 504.[1] The village is located near the M11 motorway. Widdington has a church dedicated to St Mary the Virgin.[2] Prior's Hall, now a private residence, is a rare survival of a stone-built structure from the late tenth or early eleventh centuries; Prior's Hall barn, from the fourteenth century, is nearby.[3][4]

Widdington was recorded in the Domesday Book as Widituna.[5] The entry reads: Widi(n)tuna: St Valery Abbey; Robert from Robert Gernon; Ranulf Peverel.


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