Roydon, Essex

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Roydon is a small village located in the Epping Forest district of the County of Essex, England. It is located 1.5 miles west of Harlow, 3.5 miles east of Hoddesdon and 4.6 miles north-west of Epping. It lies on the Stort Navigation and River Stort. It was a parish of scattered farms and cottages until the 20th century. (source: Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roydon,_Essex)

Historically, Roydon was a parish of scattered farms and cottages, with open fields and common meadows. There were 105 ratepayers were named in 1734., and the population was 667 in 1801. On the north and west, rivers form the parish boundaries.

St. Peter's, Roydon, Essex

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The church has walls of flint and rubble, and probably dates back to at least 1260.

The church has walls of flint and rubble, and probably dates back to at least 1260. Roydon was a parish of scattered farms and cottages, with open fields and common meadows.