Doddinghurst - A Place in the Country
There is an excellent book for all those interested in the history of our village compiled and edited by a local; Mr Peter Kurton.
Doddinghurst - A Place in the Country is the story of this Essex Village from the earliest times to the dawn of the third millennium.
It is a very enjoyable read and contains some interesting and surprising details. This 104 page softback book is priced £4 per copy and available from the Parish Office. If you wish to order for delivery by post please send a cheque for £5.50 (to cover the cost of the book and post and packaging); cheques to be made payable to "Doddinghurst Parish Council".
Other Literature available from the Parish Office includes:
A souvenier guide to All Saints - an 18 page all colour A5 pamphlet @ £1.50
and Romantic Essex, a 270 page softback book, with over 30 colour plates @ £8.00.
This book is the result of R A Beckett walking across the length and breadth of Essex with his descriptions of the landscape and history of the County in 1901. Republished in 2001.