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Hadstock village sign.jpg
Hadstock village sign
Hadstock is located in Essex
 Hadstock shown within Essex
Population 320 (2001 Census)
OS grid reference TL558448
Civil parish Hadstock
District Uttlesford
Shire county Essex
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Cambridge
Postcode district CB21
Dialling code 01223
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament Saffron Walden
List of places

Coordinates: 52°04′48″N 0°16′19″E / 52.080°N 0.272°E / 52.080; 0.272

Hadstock is a village in Essex, England, about 6 miles (10 km) from Saffron Walden. It is on the county boundary with Cambridgeshire and about 9 miles (14 km) from Cambridge. The 2001 Census recorded a parish population of 320.[1]

The Church of England parish church of Saint Botolph has the oldest door still in use in Great Britain. The oldest parts of the church are thought to date from about AD 1020. Since that time the church has received many additions and undergone several renovations.

On the outskirts of the village is a disused airfield that was used in World War II. While the official name for the airfield became RAF Little Walden, it was originally named after the village of Hadstock.

Hadstock has a silver band.[2]


See also[edit]

The Hundred Parishes

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