Berden

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Berden
Berden.jpg
Berden is located in Essex
Berden
Berden
Berden shown within Essex
Population 465 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference TL469298
• London 30 mi (48 km) S
Civil parish
  • Berden
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BISHOP'S STORTFORD
Postcode district CM23
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
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UK
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Essex
51°56′51″N 0°08′14″E / 51.9475°N 0.1372°E / 51.9475; 0.1372Coordinates: 51°56′51″N 0°08′14″E / 51.9475°N 0.1372°E / 51.9475; 0.1372

Berden is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is situated approximately 6 miles (10 km) north from Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire and 21 miles (34 km) north-west from the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Uttlesford and in the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden. Berden has its own Parish Council.

According to the 2001 census Berden had a population of 427, increasing to 465 at the census 2011.[1]

Berden was part of Clavering hundred and is mentioned in the Domesday Book as a location with four villagers and five smallholders.[2]

The parish church is dedicated to St Nicholas Church. Berden Hall dates to the 1580s, although a manor and Berden Priory existed here in medieval times.

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  1. ^ a b "Civil parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Berden", Open Domesday

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