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St. Barnabas - the parish church of Alphamstone - - 1269959.jpg
St. Barnabas church, Alphamstone
Alphamstone is located in Essex
Alphamstone shown within Essex
OS grid reference TL884358
Civil parish
  • Alphamstone
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BURES
Postcode district CO8
Dialling code 01787
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°59′20″N 0°44′34″E / 51.9890°N 0.7428°E / 51.9890; 0.7428Coordinates: 51°59′20″N 0°44′34″E / 51.9890°N 0.7428°E / 51.9890; 0.7428

Alphamstone is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located 6 km (3.7 mi) south of Sudbury, Suffolk and is 34 km (21 mi) northeast from the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Braintree and in the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden. The parish is part of the Stour Valley South parish cluster.[1] The population is included in the civil parish of Lamarsh.

The village is very close (about 1.6 km (0.99 mi)) to the River Stour, which forms the Essex/Suffolk border in the local area.

It is about 3 km (1.9 mi) from the nearest railway station at Bures on the Sudbury Branch Line. Its nearest significant road link is the A131.


  1. ^ "Parish cluster map" (JPG). Retrieved 2007-01-22. 

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