Thornwood Common

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Thornwood Common
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51°43′17″N0°07′44″E / 51.7213°N 0.128762°E / 51.7213; 0.128762 Coordinates: 51°43′17″N0°07′44″E / 51.7213°N 0.128762°E / 51.7213; 0.128762

Thornwood Common is a village on the B1393 road, in the civil parish of North Weald Bassett and the Epping Forest district of Essex, England.

Civil parish territorial designation and lowest tier of local government in England, UK

In England, a civil parish is a type of administrative parish used for local government, they are a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority. Civil parishes can trace their origin to the ancient system of ecclesiastical parishes which historically played a role in both civil and ecclesiastical administration; civil and religious parishes were formally split into two types in the 19th century and are now entirely separate. The unit was devised and rolled out across England in the 1860s.

North Weald Bassett

North Weald Bassett is a civil parish in the district of Epping Forest, Essex, England.

Essex County of England

Essex is a county in the south-east of England, north-east of London. One of the home counties, it borders Suffolk and Cambridgeshire to the north, Hertfordshire to the west, Kent across the estuary of the River Thames to the south, and London to the south-west. The county town is Chelmsford, the only city in the county. For government statistical purposes Essex is placed in the East of England region.

The town of Epping is 1 mile (1.6 km) to the south. The hamlet of Thornwood is conjoined to the village at the north. Thornwood Common Flood Meadow is a Local Nature Reserve.

Epping, Essex Town and parish in Essex, UK

Epping is a market town and civil parish in the Epping Forest district of the County of Essex, England. It is located 3 miles (5 km) northeast of Loughton, 5 miles (8 km) south of Harlow and 11 miles (18 km) northwest of Brentwood.

Thornwood, Essex human settlement in United Kingdom

Thornwood is a hamlet in the civil parish of North Weald Bassett, in the Epping Forest district of Essex, England. The hamlet is conjoined to and a part of the village of Thornwood Common at the south.

Thornwood Common Flood Meadow Protected area in Essex, England

Thornwood Common Flood Meadow is a 3 hectare Local Nature Reserve in Thornwood Common in Essex. It is owned and managed by Epping Forest District Council.

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Epping Forest (UK Parliament constituency) Parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom

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Sheering village in the United Kingdom

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Fiddlers Hamlet human settlement in United Kingdom

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Upshire village in Essex, England

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Hastingwood human settlement in United Kingdom

Hastingwood is a hamlet in the North Weald Bassett civil parish of the Epping Forest district of Essex, England. The hamlet is centred on the junction of Hastingwood Road, which runs southwest to the A414 road and the Hastingwood Junction 7 of the M11 motorway, and Mill Street, which runs north to Harlow Common and Potter Street. Nearby settlements include the town of Harlow, North Weald and the hamlet of Foster Street.

Epping Green, Essex village in the United Kingdom

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Epping Upland a village located in Epping Forest, United Kingdom

Epping Upland is a village and civil parish in the Epping Forest district of Essex, England.

Weald Common Flood Meadows

Weald Common Flood Meadows is a 1.9 hectare Local Nature Reserve in North Weald Bassett in Essex. It is owned and managed by Epping Forest District Council.

Coopersale human settlement in United Kingdom

Coopersale, also termed Coopersale Common, is a village in the civil parish of Epping, within the Epping Forest District of Essex, England.

Coopersale Street human settlement in United Kingdom

Coopersale Street is a hamlet in the civil parish of Epping, within the Epping Forest District of Essex, England, and is 1,300 yards (1,000 m) east from the market town of Epping, separated by farm and fields. The M11 motorway runs 600 yards (500 m) to the east, with Junction 7 for Harlow being 3.5 miles (6 km) to the north.

Jacks Hatch hamlet in Epping Upland, Epping Forest, Essex, England

Jacks Hatch, is a hamlet in the Epping Upland civil parish of the Epping Forest district of Essex, England.

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