Tilty  Essex


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

TILTY, a parish in Dunmow district, Essex; 3¾ miles NNW of Dunmow, and 4½ E of Elsenham r. station. Post town, Dunmow, under Chelmsford. Acres, 1,040. Real property, £1,278. Pop., 83. Houses, 20. A Cistertian abbey was founded here in 1152, by the Earl of Derby; and was given, at the dissolution, to Lord Andley. The living is a donative in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £100.* Patron, Viscount Maynard. The church was part of the abbey, and is decorated English.

Tilty through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st October 2019

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