Asheldham

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Asheldham
St. Lawrence's church, Asheldham, Essex - geograph.org.uk - 212882.jpg
St. Lawrence's church, Asheldham
Asheldham is located in Essex
Asheldham
Asheldham
Location within Essex
Population142 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceTL969011
Civil parish
  • Asheldham
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSOUTHMINSTER
Postcode districtCM0
Dialling code01621
PoliceEssex
FireEssex
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Essex
51°40′27″N 0°50′47″E / 51.6742°N 0.8464°E / 51.6742; 0.8464Coordinates: 51°40′27″N 0°50′47″E / 51.6742°N 0.8464°E / 51.6742; 0.8464

Asheldham is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located about 14 km (8.7 mi) southeast of Maldon and is 26 km (16 mi) east-southeast from the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Maldon and the parliamentary constituency of Maldon & East Chelmsford. The village is part of Asheldham and Dengie Parish Council.[2]

It is on the Dengie peninsula, and is about 12 miles by road from Maldon. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 150, reducing to 142 at the Census 2011.[1]

A Ham class minesweeper launched in September 1953 was named after the hamlet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Civil Parish 2011". Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Parish Council Contacts". www.maldon.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-01-24.

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