St Mary, Broomfield
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Broomfield is a village and residential suburb in the City of Chelmsford district, immediately north of the city itself. It is the site of a major Accident & Emergency hospital. There are two public houses as well as primary and secondary schools  and sports clubs.
Broomfield Hospital is one of the largest in the East of England. It is a national specialist centre for Plastics and Burns treatment. It also is a specialist clinic for the diagnosis and treatment of complex ENT cases.
The charity Green Zone Community Climate Action begun in the village.
Several First Essex bus routes run between Broomfield and Chelmsford city centre.
The local church is St Mary with St Leonard, on Church Green. It has a round tower which is unusual for an Essex church. It is part of Chelmsford North Deanery. There is also a Methodist church, at 124 Main Road.
Saxon princely tomb
Broomfield is the site of an important Anglo-Saxon burial which was discovered by workmen in 1888 after which there was a partial excavation. A more complete excavation was later made by CH Reid. Finds include weapons, gold ornaments and domestic items such as glassware, cups and buckets. The finds are now in the British Museum. The burial has been compared with Taplow and Sutton Hoo.
- Broomfield Parish Population Statistics - February 2008 Archived June 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
- Broomfield School website
- Broomfield Hospital Archived November 5, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
- Broomfield Cricket Club Archived February 8, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Essex Olympian Football League". Archived from the original on 2007-10-18. Retrieved 2008-11-12.
- Chelmer Valley High School website
- Anglican Directory for Chelmsford
- British Museum Collection
- WT Jones, Early Saxon Cemeteries in Essex