Abbess Roding

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Abbess Roding
Abbess Roding - St Edmund's Church - Essex England - church from southeast.jpg
St Edmund's Church, Abbess Roding
Abbess Roding is located in Essex
Abbess Roding
Abbess Roding
Abbess Roding shown within Essex
Population (2011)427 (parish population)
OS grid reference TL571113
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ONGAR
Postcode district CM5
Dialling code 01279
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°46′44″N 0°16′33″E / 51.7788°N 0.2759°E / 51.7788; 0.2759Coordinates: 51°46′44″N 0°16′33″E / 51.7788°N 0.2759°E / 51.7788; 0.2759

Abbess Roding is one of eight hamlets and villages called The Rodings in Essex, England.

Its name derives from the Abbess of Barking who was a patron of the parish church of St. Edmund in the Middle Ages.[1]

Abbess Roding is located in the west of Essex, 8.4 km (5.2 mi) north of Chipping Ongar, between Harlow in the west and 14.5 km (9.0 mi) from the county town of Chelmsford in the east. The village is in the district of Epping Forest and in the parliamentary constituency of Brentwood & Ongar. The village is served by Abbess Beauchamp and Berners Roding Parish Council.[2]

Abbess Roding recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086-7 as Roinges in the Hundred of Ongar, when it was part of the land of Geoffrey de Mandeville and was held by Geoffrey Martel.[3]


  1. ^ Abbess Roding Archived November 23, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Abbess, Beauchamp and Berners Roding Parish Council - Key Contacts". Retrieved 2007-01-21. 
  3. ^ Williams, Ann; G H Martin. Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. London: Penguin. pp. 1012; 1303. ISBN 978-0-14-143994-5. 

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