Arkesden  Essex


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Arkesden like this:

ARKESDEN, a parish in Saffron-Walden district, Essex; on an affluent of the river Stort, 2½ miles W of Newport r. station, and 5 SW of Saffron-Walden. Post-town, Newport under Bishop-Stortford. Acres, 2,320. Real property, £3,207. Pop., 506. Houses, 111. The property is not much divided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £181.* Patron, the Rev. W. B. Wolfe. The church is very good, and contains a brass of a knight.

Arkesden through time

Arkesden is now part of Uttlesford district. Click here for graphs and data of how Uttlesford has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Arkesden itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Arkesden, in Uttlesford and Essex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st April 2018

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