Ramsden Heath, Essex

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Ramsden Heath
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Ramsden Heath is located in Essex
Ramsden Heath
Ramsden Heath
Ramsden Heath shown within Essex
OS grid reference TQ714960
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district CM11 1
Dialling code 01268
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°38′13″N 0°28′18″E / 51.6370°N 0.4718°E / 51.6370; 0.4718Coordinates: 51°38′13″N 0°28′18″E / 51.6370°N 0.4718°E / 51.6370; 0.4718

Ramsden Heath is a village in Essex, England. It is located approximately 11 km (6.8 mi) south of the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the borough of Chelmsford and in the parliamentary constituency of Maldon. Ramsden Heath is part of the South Hanningfield Parish Council. However, the closest two towns are Wickford, 4 km (2.5 mi) southeast, and Billericay, 4 km (2.5 mi) west-south west.

The village is close to Hanningfield Reservoir. The smaller village of Downham is less than a mile east of Ramsden Heath.

Ramsden Heath has approximately 600 households.[1]


There are three pubs within the village, the White Horse, the Nags Head and the Fox and Hounds. There is a free church in the village called The Christian Growth Centre. There is a family-owned butchers, as well as a Coffee shop and beauticians. There is a primary school, called Downham C of E Primary School because it was once located within Downham and not Ramsden Heath.

There is a fully air-conditioned village hall available for hire; it consists of a small hall, a large hall and kitchen facilities.


The village has good links to the A12 trunk road and the A127, both main routes to London and the M25 motorway. There are bus services operated by Regal Busways, NIBS, and First Essex, linking the village to the railway line to London at Billericay and Wickford stations.

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  1. ^ "Statistics". www.ramsdenheath.info. Retrieved 2007-03-14.