Places in and around Stansted, Fairseat, & Vigo

This ‘places’ section of the website contains information on local landmarks and places of interest, local area maps, listed or notable buildings, and a street-based gallery of properties in the area.  The content is divided into four sub-categories as shown below.
Please select one of the sub-category links below to access the relevant page where more detail is available.

This section contains details of the history of various landmarks and places of interest in the local area. These include local pubs such as the Vigo Inn, churches, farms, Trosley Towers, Fairseat Nursery, etc.

Within this maps category are sections covering the following:

  • Boundaries (civil parish, church parish, electoral ward, and borough/district).
  • Historical maps of the area.
  • Tithe maps.

This section contains information on notable and listed buildings in the area including those that are near or just outside the Stansted and Vigo Parish boundaries. 
Listing information has been sourced from Historic England and where available, more detailed histories of the buildings are available.  Notable buildings are not listed but have historical significance.

This section is under development.

Photo of St Mary’s Church © Copyright John Salmon.  Courtesy of
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