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Miss Langford’s Shop

August 28, 2023 lizcullen 0

Miss Langford’s shop was located towards the bottom of North Hill. She sold groceries and sweets and also served as the local newsagent . Each […]

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Hilltop Stores

July 10, 2023 lizcullen 0

The Sorrell family were shopkeepers in Little Baddow since at least the early 19th century, when Sarah Sorrell appeared as at witness at the inquest […]

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May 24, 2023 lizcullen 0

Bassetts manor was named after Henry Bassett whose family held the manor in the 14th century. At that time, it was located where Bassetts farm […]

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Old Riffhams

May 9, 2023 lizcullen 0

This house occupies a site associated within the medieval Manor of Riffhams. The latter was a satellite of nearby Graces Manor and may have been […]

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April 23, 2023 lizcullen 0

Tofts is a Georgian property in the eastern part of Little Baddow. At the time of the Norman Conquest area was known as Middlemead and […]

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Bowling Alley House

April 17, 2023 lizcullen 0

Bowling Alley House on Wickhay Green dates back to Elizabethan times, when a 1593 lease described it as recently built near the bowling alley, a […]

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Little Baddow Mill

March 6, 2023 lizcullen 0

Little Baddow water-mill can claim an older recorded history than any other building in the parish, for it is unique in being mentioned in the […]

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Paper Mill

February 22, 2023 lizcullen 0

References to a mill in Little Baddow, known as Huskards Mill or similar, date back to at least the Middle Ages. The original mill was […]

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The Old Rodney

February 6, 2023 lizcullen 0

This was the site of the old Cock and Warren alehouse, run by James Jordon in the 1770s. The pub was renamed the Rodney Head […]

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St Mary’s Church

January 16, 2023 lizcullen 0

The parish church of St Mary’s was originally built shortly after the Norman Conquest and expanded in the centuries that followed. The oldest section is […]