Highwood in Writtle parish
"HIGHWOOD is a hamlet and ecclesiastical district formed Oct. 29, 1875 from the parish of Writtle, from which place it is 2½ miles south-west, 5 miles west-south-west from Chelmsford and 4 miles north from Ingatestone station on the Great Eastern railway. The church of St. Paul, erected in 1842 as a chapel of ease to Writtle, is a plain building built of brick consisting of a small chancel, nave, west porch and a western turret containing one bell; there are 300 sittings. . . The area of the ecclesiastical parish is 3,400 acres; and the population in 1891 was 668." [Kelly's Directory of Essex, 1894]
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