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
Asheldham shown within Essex
Population 142 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference TL969011
Civil parish
  • Asheldham
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SOUTHMINSTER
Postcode district CM0 2
Dialling code 01621
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
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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

Asheldam is a hamlet 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. Retrieved 2007-01-24. 

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