Sible Hedingham

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Sible Hedingham
St. Peter's church, Sible Hedingham, Essex - geograph.org.uk - 175022.jpg
St Peter's Church
Sible Hedingham is located in Essex
Sible Hedingham
Sible Hedingham
 Sible Hedingham shown within Essex
Population 3,994 (2011)
OS grid reference TL7734
Civil parish Sible Hedingham
District Braintree
Shire county Essex
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HALSTEAD
Postcode district CO9
Dialling code 01787
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament Braintree
List of places
UK
England
Essex

Coordinates: 51°58′00″N 0°35′00″E / 51.966667°N 0.583333°E / 51.966667; 0.583333

Sible Hedingham is a large village and civil parish in the Colne Valley in Braintree District of Essex, in England. It has a population of 3,994 according to the 2011 census.[1] Sible Hedingham lies in the northern corner of Essex, close to both the Suffolk and Cambridgeshire borders. The village covers some 2123 hectares (5248) acres.[citation needed]

The Domesday Book lists the village together with Hedingham Castle amongst the lands given to Roger Bigod by the king.[2][3] The land included woodland for 70 pigs that was in total valued at £4.

A variation on the village name is "Hengham Sybyle".[4]

Notable people associated with Sible Hedingham[edit]

See also[edit]

Alderford Mill

References[edit]

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics - Key statistics Retrieved 11 April 2013
  2. ^ Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 2003. p. 1036 ISBN 0-14-143994-7
  3. ^ Roger Bigod held a number of manors including a massive number in Suffolk and Norfolk given to him by the King. These obviously included Sible Hedingham, but also included Pebmarsh, Ovington and Belchamp
  4. ^ Plea Roll of the Court of Common Pleas; National Archives; CP 40/647; http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT1/H6/CP40no647/bCP40no647dorses/IMG_0761.htm; third entry, second line residence of John Ekefeld, yeoman

External links[edit]

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