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Coordinates: 51°39′16″N 0°32′59″E / 51.654401, 0.54966
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Rettendon is located in Essex

 Rettendon shown within Essex
OS grid reference TQ765985
Parish Rettendon
District Chelmsford
Shire county Essex
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district CM3
Dialling code 01268
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament Rayleigh
List of places: UK • England • Essex

Rettendon is a small village and civil parish in the Borough of Chelmsford in Essex, England about 8 miles (13 km) south east of the city of Chelmsford. Situated near the River Crouch the village was once owned by the Bishop of Ely. The A130 formerly passed through the village. There are a number of listed buildings in the Parish.[1]


Rettendon Primary School is located on the Main Road running through the village.

Hyde Hall[]

To the east of Rettendon, the garden at Hyde Hall was donated to the Royal Horticultural Society in 1993 and is open to the public.[2]

Triple murders[]

On 6 December 1995, Rettendon was the scene of the murder of three drug dealers shot dead in a Range Rover down a small farm track.[3]


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