Berden

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Coordinates: 51°56′51″N 0°08′14″E / 51.9475°N 0.1372°E / 51.9475; 0.1372

Berden
Berden.jpg
Berden is located in Essex
Berden
Berden
 Berden shown within Essex
Population 427 (2001)
OS grid reference TL469298
    - London 30 mi (48 km)  S
Civil parish Berden
District Uttlesford
Shire county Essex
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BISHOP'S STORTFORD
Postcode district CM23
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament Saffron Walden
List of places
UK
England
Essex

Berden is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is situated approximately 6 miles (10 km) north from Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire and 21 miles (34 km) north-west from the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Uttlesford and in the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden. The village has its own Parish Council.

The local church is St Nicholas Church. Berden Hall dates to the 1580s, although a manor and Berden Priory existed here in medieval times.

According to the 2001 census Berden had a population of 427.[citation needed]

Berden was part of Clavering hundred and is mentioned in the Domesday Book as a location with four villagers and five smallholders.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Berden", Open Domesday

See also[edit]

The Hundred Parishes

External links[edit]

Media related to Berden at Wikimedia Commons