Birdbrook

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Birdbrook
St. Augustine of Canterbury church, Birdbrook, Essex - geograph.org.uk - 167924.jpg
St. Augustine of Canterbury church, Birdbrook
Birdbrook is located in Essex
Birdbrook
Birdbrook
Location within Essex
Population397 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceTL707412
Civil parish
  • Birdbrook
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHALSTEAD
Postcode districtCO9
Dialling code01440
PoliceEssex
FireEssex
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Essex
52°02′36″N 0°29′16″E / 52.0432°N 0.4878°E / 52.0432; 0.4878Coordinates: 52°02′36″N 0°29′16″E / 52.0432°N 0.4878°E / 52.0432; 0.4878

Birdbrook is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located approximately 6 km (3.7 mi) southeast of Haverhill, Suffolk and is 34 km (21 miles) north 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 Bumpsteads and Upper Colne parish cluster.[2] It is 93 metres above sea level. According to the 2011 census it had a population of 397.[1] There is a Public House, "The Plough" and a Church, "St Augustine of Canterbury".

Nearby Moyns Park, a Grade I listed Elizabethan country house, is said to have been where Ian Fleming put the finishing touches on his novel From Russia, with Love.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Parish cluster map". www.braintree.gov.uk. Archived from the original (JPG) on 2006-10-14. Retrieved 2007-01-27.

http://www.birdbrook.net A Page Dedicated to the Idle of Birdbrook

External links[edit]

Media related to Birdbrook at Wikimedia Commons