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North Stifford Village
North Stifford Village
Grays Thurrock, Essex, England
The area known as Stifford is made up of North Stifford, South Stifford and Stifford Clays. South Stifford and Stifford Clays are built up areas now, but the old village of North Stifford has a different character.
It is located on a hill within Green Belt land just to the north of the River Thames, approximately 3 miles from the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge and the M25.
North Stifford Village is just under a mile long from end to end.
It is in essence, a traditional English village with its pub, corner shop, church and village green. Surely nowhere else in the Borough of Thurrock can there be a more picturesque group of 17th and 18th century cottages, so well preserved and lovingly looked after.
All the houses on the north side of the central High Road (formerly called Stifford Street) look out over the Mardyke River valley which is rich in an abundance of wildlife, trees, wild flowers and plants.
Next on the right is the Dog & Partridge Pub.
Opposite there is one corner shop which is a general store and off licence.
Fortunately, over the years, the houses which have been built between the old cottages have mostly been designed in a thoughtful and tasteful way. The old and the new buildings now stand side by side, blending together in relative harmony.
As you enter the village from the east you will find the Stifford Hall Hotel (formerly the Stifford Lodge) nestled behind the trees.
Then on the left we see St Mary's, an 11th Century Church.
Further on is the village green, cricket ground, village hall and children's play area.
Village events 2018
Saturday 6 October 2018
Celebrating the end of WW1
and Memorial Benches
(Stifford Green Memorial)
Saturday 10 November 2018
(St Mary’s Church Memorial)
Sunday 11 November 2018
Children’s Christmas Party
Saturday 1 December 2018
Carols Round the Christmas Tree
and Christmas Drinks
Saturday 8 December 2018
New Year’s Eve Party
Monday 31 December 2018
Find North Stifford Village
Community Group on Facebook
Councillors Surgery Village Hall
First Saturday each month 10am