Great Stambridge

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Great Stambridge
Great Stambridge village - - 333484.jpg
Great Stambridge is located in Essex
Great Stambridge
Great Stambridge
Location within Essex
OS grid referenceTQ899916
Civil parish
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
51°35′28″N 0°44′24″E / 51.591239°N 0.740048°E / 51.591239; 0.740048Coordinates: 51°35′28″N 0°44′24″E / 51.591239°N 0.740048°E / 51.591239; 0.740048

Great Stambridge is a village and former civil parish, 15 miles (24 km) south east of Chelmsford,[1] now in the parish of Stambridge, in the Rochford district, in the county of Essex, England. In 1931 the parish had a population of 355.[2]


Great Stambridge has a church called St Mary & All Saints[3] and a pub called The Royal Oak.[4]


The name "Stambridge" means 'Stone bridge'.[5] Great Stambridge was recorded in the Domesday Book as Sanforda.[6] Great Stambridge had 3 manors, Great Stambridge Hall, Hampton-Barns and Bretton.[7] Great Stambridge was in the Rochford hundred.[8] On 1 April 1934 the parish was abolished and merged with Little Stambridge to form Stambridge parish.[9]


  1. ^ "Distance from Great Stambridge [51.591239, 0.740048]". GENUKI. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Population Statistics Great Stambridge CP/AP through time". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  3. ^ "St Mary & All Saints, Great Stambridge Church, Essex". Essex Churches. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  4. ^ "The Royal Oak Stambridge". The Royal Oak Stambridge. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Great and Little Stambridge Key to English Place-names". The University of Nottingham. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Essex D-K". The Domesday Book Online. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  7. ^ Essex
  8. ^ "Great Stambridge". GENUKI. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Relationships and Changes Stambridge CP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 16 August 2019.

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