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Great Dunmow lies on the River Chelmer in north west Essex, between Bishop's Stortford, Braintree and Chelmsford, near Stansted Airport and the M11 motorway. You can see more detailed maps on the Location page.
The town is situated on a Roman road and is thought to have been the site of a Roman station. Today, Great Dunmow is home to around 9000 people and is popular with commuters, due to its mix of rural charm and good transport connections to London.
Great Dunmow is probably best known for the Flitch Trials, which take place every four years. Couples have to convince a jury they have not argued during the last year and if they succeed, they win a flitch of bacon. You can learn about the ceremony in the History Links section.
Dunmoweb provides a list of Links to useful websites about the town of Great Dunmow and the surrounding area. The links have been divided into categories to help you find the information you need.
The Diary page contains information about local events taking place in Great Dunmow in the months ahead, as well as other events taking place around the UK and beyond.
The web is a great source of up-to-date information: cinema programs, horoscopes, newspapers, traffic reports and television listings are regularly updated and can be found in the Quick Links at the top of this page.
We hope you enjoy exploring this website and the town of Great Dunmow - if you have any comments or you would like to suggest a new link, please contact us.
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