Place:Lambourne, Essex, England

Alt namesLamburnasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 103
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.633°N 0.117°E
Located inEssex, England
See alsoOngar Rural, Essex, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1955
Epping and Ongar Rural, Essex, England|rural district of which it was part 1955-1974
Epping Forest (district), Essex, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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Lambourne is a civil parish in the Epping Forest district of Essex, England. It is located approximately 4.5 miles (7 km) south of Epping and 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Romford, it is situated entirely within the M25 motorway (London outer ring road). It covers an area of 2,590 acres (1,050 ha), and in 2001 its population was 1,828.

The parish was part of the Ongar Rural District from 1894 until 1955, the Epping and Ongar Rural District from 1955 to 1974, and since 1974 it has been located in the Epping Forest District of Essex.


The parish is mostly rural and agricultural, and lies in the valley of the River Roding which forms the northern boundary of the parish. The parish is mostly hilly, rising to above 100 metres in its centre. There is no actual village called Lambourne, however the principal settlement is the village of Abridge in the far northwest of the parish, with the other main concentration of houses at the hamlet of Lambourne End to the south.

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