Place:Abridge, Essex, England

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NameAbridge
Alt namesaffebriggsource: Oxford: English Place Names (1960) p 1
TypeTown
Coordinates51.667°N 0.133°E
Located inEssex, England
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Abridge is a village in Essex, England. It is on the River Roding, southwest of the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Epping Forest and in the parliamentary constituency of Brentwood & Ongar. It is part of the civil parish of Lambourne and is served by Lambourne Parish Council.

It takes its name from the brick bridge over the River Roding, which is situated just to the north of the modern centre, on the road to Theydon Bois.

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