Coordinates: 51°59′08″N 0°09′26″E / 51.9855, 0.1573
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Arkesden church

Arkesden is located in Essex

 Arkesden shown within Essex
Population 363 
OS grid reference TL482340
Parish Arkesden
District Uttlesford
Shire county Essex
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district CB11 4
Dialling code 01799
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament Saffron Walden
List of places: UK • England • Essex

Arkesden is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located 7 km (5 miles) southwest of Saffron Walden, is around 6 miles from Bishop's Stortford in nearby Hertfordshire and is 35 km (22 miles) northwest from the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Uttlesford and the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden. The village has its own Parish Council.[1]

According to the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 363.

The village church is St Mary's Church.[1] The village hall is on the church green next to Church Green Cottage. There is one pub, the Axe and Compasses.

It is also notable for being the village where mod/rock icon Steve Marriott died in 1991.


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