Widdington is a village and a civil parish near Saffron Walden, in the Uttlesford district, in the county of Essex, England. The population of the parish at the 2011 census was 504. The village is located near the M11 motorway. Widdington has a church called St Mary the Virgin, Widdington. Prior's Hall, now a private residence, is a rare survival of a stone-built structure from the late tenth or early eleventh centuries; Prior's Hall barn, from the fourteenth-century, is nearby.
Widdington is mentioned in the Domesday Book. The entry reads: Widi(n)tuna: St Valery Abbey; Robert from Robert Gernon; Ranulf Peverel.
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- St Mary the Virgin, Widdington - Essex | Diocese of Chelmsford
- Prior's Hall Barn, Widdington, Essex:: OS grid TL5331 :: Geograph Britain and Ireland
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