Place:Epping, Essex, England

Alt namesEpingasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 101
Epingessource: Domesday Book (1985) p 101
Eppingasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 101
Eppingessource: Domesday Book (1985) p 101
TypeTown, Urban district
Coordinates51.7°N 0.133°E
Located inEssex, England
See alsoEpping Forest (district), Essex, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
Contained Places
Parish (political)
Abbess Beauchamp and Berners Roding
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Epping is a market town and civil parish in the Epping Forest district of the County of Essex, England. It is located northeast of Loughton, south of Harlow and northwest of Brentwood.

The town retains a rural appearance being surrounded by Epping Forest and working farmland, and has many very old buildings, many of which are Grade I and II listed buildings. The town also retains its weekly market which is held every Monday and dates back to 1253. In 2001 the parish had a population of 11,047[1] although this has increased marginally since then.

Epping has been twinned with the German town of Eppingen in north-west Baden-Württemberg since 1981. Although the once-famous Epping Butter, which was highly sought after in the 18th and 19th centuries, is no longer made, the well-known Epping sausages are still manufactured by Church's Butchers who have been trading on the same site since 1888.

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