Place:Birdbrook, Essex, England


Alt namesBridebrocsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 100
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.033°N 0.483°E
Located inEssex, England
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Birdbrook is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located approximately southeast of Haverhill, Suffolk and is 34km (21 miles) north from the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Braintree and in the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden. The parish is part of the Bumpsteads and Upper Colne parish cluster. It is 93 metres above sea level. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 369. There is a Public House, The Plough and a Church, St Augustine of Canterbury.

Nearby Moyns Park, a Grade I listed Elizabethan country house, is said to have been where Ian Fleming put the finishing touches on his novel From Russia, with Love.

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