Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Witham

Witham, market town and par. with ry. sta., Essex, 8 miles NE. of Chelmsford, 3706 ac., pop. 2966; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Tuesday. Witham stands near the influx of the Polebrook into the Blackwater, and is a place of great antiquity. Its chief architectural feature is the fine old church of St Nicholas. It has trade in agricultural produce. William Lodge, William Place, and numerous other seats, are in the neighbourhood of the town.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "market town and parish with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Witham CP/AP       Essex AncC
Place: Witham

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