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St Peter's Church, Ugley
Ugley shown within Essex
|OS grid reference|
|- London||30 mi (48 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||BISHOP'S STORTFORD|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
|UK Parliament||Saffron Walden|
Ugley is a small village and civil parish in the non-metropolitan district of Uttlesford in Essex, England. It is about 2 miles (3 km) north from Stansted Mountfitchet, and situated between Saffron Walden and Bishop's Stortford. Within the parish is the village of Ugley Green, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to the south.
Ugley was first recorded in 1041 as "Uggele". It appears in the Domesday Book as "Ugghelea". The name probably means "woodland clearing of a man named Ugga."
Within Ugley there are several buildings of the 16th and 17th centuries. The Grade II* listed church, St Peter's, has a 13th-century nave and a Tudor brick tower. Orford House is a Grade II* listed building built by Edward Russell, 1st Earl of Orford, c.1700.
- English Heritage. "Church of St Peter (Grade II*) (1275055)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved June 2014.
- English Heritage. "Orford House (Grade II*) (1221630)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved June 2014.
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