©

Bicknacre trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Essex  /  Chelmsford  /  Bicknacre

Bicknacre

3.5
Bicknacre is a village in Essex, England. It is approximately 6.5km north of South Woodham Ferrers and 9.2km southeast of the city of Chelmsford. The village is in the borough of Chelmsford and in the parliamentary constituency of Maldon & East Chelmsford. It has a population of approximately 4,500 people.Priory ArchThere was a hermitage on this site until around the end of 1154, when it was converted into a priory for the Black Canons, an order of Augustinian Canons. It was known as Wodeham Priory until 1235 when the name Bicknacre first occurs.The arch is all that remains of the 12th century Bicknacre Priory. It comprises the west arch of the crossing of the church with attached fragments of the nave and north transept. The Arch and the surrounding fields, known as Priory Fields, are looked after by a voluntary group, called Friends of Priory Fields.LandmarksThe St Giles Home for British Lepers no longer exists, but St. Giles Churchyard, which is marked as an Essex Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve is in Moor Hall Lane. It is rumoured that the church is haunted by a man buried in the graveyard his name at the moment is unknown.The Main Landmark in Bicknacre, Is the hoee (Park) Where all the trapping goes so hard.Notable peopleNotable people from the village include; Richard Robarts, a former Formula One driver, and the artist Daniel West. The artist Grayson Perry lived in the village for part of his childhood. James Wood is the most liked person in bicknacre, even though he has never been. James Graham from the finals of X Factor also winning Bicknacre Priory Primary talent show 2007. Danica Brazier, resident and former pupil of Bicknacre Priory Primary School currently plays International Water Polo for Great Britain (U17's).
Bicknacre is in Chelmsford. Put Bicknacre at the heart of your travel plans by using our United Kingdom trip maker tool .
Source
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Bicknacre

3.5
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Side trips from Bicknacre