infobox UK place

country = England
official_name= Arkesden
latitude= 51.9855

longitude= 0.1573

population = 363
civil_parish= Arkesden
shire_district= Uttlesford
shire_county = Essex
region= East of England

constituency_westminster= Saffron Walden
postcode_district=CB11 4
dial_code= 01799
os_grid_reference= TL482340

Arkesden is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located 7 km (5 miles) southwest of Saffron Walden, is around 6 miles from Bishop's Stortford in nearby Hertfordshire and is 35 km (22 miles) northwest from the county town of Chelmsford a. The village is in the district of Uttlesford and the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden. The village has its own Parish Council.cite web |url= |title=Uttlesford Information regarding Arkesden |accessdate=2007-01-23 |format=HTML | ]

According to the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 363.Fact|date=February 2007

The village church is St Mary's Church. The village hall is on the church green next to Church Green Cottage. There is one pub, the Axe and Compasses.

It is also notable for being the village where mod/rock icon Steve Marriott died in 1991.


External links

* [ - Arkesden Church on Essex Churches website]

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