Place:Chickney, Essex, England

Alt namesCicchenaisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 101
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.917°N 0.3°E
Located inEssex, England
See alsoDunmow Rural, Essex, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1974
Uttlesford (district), Essex, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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Chickney is a village and a civil parish on the B1051 road, near the village of Broxted, in the Uttlesford district, in the county of Essex, England. St Mary's Church in the village is grade I listed, and is a redundant church in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.

The parish was part of the Dunmow Rural District from 1894 until 1974.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Chickney from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"CHICKNEY, a parish in Dunmow [registration] district, Essex; 3 miles NE of Elsenham [railway] station, and 3¼ SW of Thaxted. Post town, Thaxted, under Chelmsford. Acres: 700. Real property: £831. Population: 76. Houses: 13. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value: £164. Patron: Capt. H. Byng, R. N. The church is good."

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