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Broxted is located in Essex
Broxted shown within Essex
Population 508 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference TL578270
Civil parish
  • Broxted
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DUNMOW
Postcode district CM6
Dialling code 01279
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°55′12″N 0°17′37″E / 51.9200°N 0.2935°E / 51.9200; 0.2935Coordinates: 51°55′12″N 0°17′37″E / 51.9200°N 0.2935°E / 51.9200; 0.2935

Broxted is a village and civil parish in the Uttlesford district, in the county of Essex, England. It is situated 11 km (6.8 mi) north-east from Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire and 23 km (14 mi) north-west from the county town of Chelmsford.

St Mary's Church, Broxted

The parish includes the hamlets of Cherry Green and Brick End.

Broxted is in the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden. There is a Parish Council.[2] According to the 2001 census it had a population of 526,[3][full citation needed] reducing to 508 at the 2011 Census.[1] The village lies on the road between Molehill Green and Thaxted. It has one public house, the Prince of Wales. In the 16th and 17th centuries, part of Broxted was known as Chawreth.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Uttlesford Information regarding Broxted". Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-14. 
  3. ^ Neighbourhood statistics
  4. ^ "Historical Gazetteer: Broxted". The Historical Gazetteer of England's Place Names. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 

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