Latchingdon

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Latchingdon
Latchingdon Sign - geograph.org.uk - 130393.jpg
The village sign at Latchingdon the street in the background is Bucannan Way.
Latchingdon is located in Essex
Latchingdon
Latchingdon
Latchingdon shown within Essex
Population 1,241 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference TL885005
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Chelmsford
Postcode district CM3 6
Dialling code 01621
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
EssexCoordinates: 51°40′17″N 0°43′34″E / 51.671278°N 0.726128°E / 51.671278; 0.726128

Latchingdon is a village situated in Essex, England. It is situated near the city of Chelmsford.

Originally called Latchingdon & Snoreham

Established: 1042AD as "Laecedune"

A small village but with some good local amenities such as a Used Car Sales (C&L Cars), Petrol Station (with shop), Happy Shopper, Newsagents and a Chinese.

Churches[edit]

Current Church: Christ Church, built in 1857, and featuring an Essex Bell-cote.

St Michael's Church was built in 1618, but its use was limited once Christ Church was built in the centre of the village, and it was deconsecrated in 1976.

A Congregational Church was also built in the village, but it closed and is now a private house.

Latchingdon and Snoreham Poor[edit]

Under the Poor Law of 1834, Latchingdon and Snoreham became part of the Maldon Union.

Parish Council[edit]

Latchingdon Parish Council meets monthly at Latchingdon village hall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 21 September 2015. 

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