Ramsden Bellhouse

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Ramsden Bellhouse
St. Mary the Virgin - Ramsden Bellhouse - geograph.org.uk - 50166.jpg
St. Mary the Virgin, Ramsden Bellhouse
Ramsden Bellhouse is located in Essex
Ramsden Bellhouse
Ramsden Bellhouse
Location within Essex
Population730 [1]
OS grid referenceTQ721943
• London27 miles (43 km) WSW
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtCM11 1
Dialling code01268
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°37′23″N 0°28′56″E / 51.623°N 0.4823°E / 51.623; 0.4823Coordinates: 51°37′23″N 0°28′56″E / 51.623°N 0.4823°E / 51.623; 0.4823

Ramsden Bellhouse is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. The village is in the Borough of Basildon and in the parliamentary constituency of Billericay.

The River Crouch flows through Ramsden Bellhouse, flowing under Church Road.[2]

During the Middle Ages, Roger fitzReinfrid, a royal justice, held land at Ramsden Bellhouse, and later granted the church to Lesnes Abbey.[3]

Its full Domesday Book entry reads (in modern translation):

Ramesdana / -duna: William from Bishop of London; 2 men-at-arms from Bishop of Bayeux; Osbern from Hugh de Montfort; Robert Gernon and Ansketel from him; Humphrey from Ranulf, brother of Ilger. Mill, 4 beehives

— Domesday Book[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Area selected: Basildon (Non-Metropolitan District)". Neighbourhood Statistics: Full Dataset View. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Essex Explorer". Retrieved December 30, 2012.
  3. ^ Keats-Rohan, K. S. B. (1999). Domesday Descendants: A Prosopography of Persons Occurring in English Documents, 1066–1166: Pipe Rolls to Cartae Baronum. Ipswich, United Kingdom: Boydell Press. p. 942. ISBN 0-85115-863-3.
  4. ^ http://www.domesdaybook.co.uk/essex4.html

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