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Abridge is located in the south east Near Abridge, JP Andre 1837corner of the district.  Its name comes from Aeffa's Bridge, an ancient structure carrying the road across the river Roding.  The remains of a Roman villa have been discovered at Hill Farm just outside Abridge. The primary schools in and around here are Lambourne Primary School in Hoe Lane and Stapleford Abbotts Primary School in Stapleford Abbotts.

For the Abridge Resource Bank click here
For a more detailed history of Abridge click here

This view was painted near Abridge by the artist James Paul Andre in 1837.  It shows the water meadows near the river.

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