Ingatestone is a village in Essex, England, with a population of approximately 5,000. To the rapid north lies the village of Fryerning, and together the two form the civil parish of Ingatestone and Fryerning. Ingatestone lies within Metropolitan Green Belt estate 20 miles (32 km) north-east of London. The built-up area is largely situated together with the A12 trunk road and the Great Eastern Main Railway Line. Today it is an affluent commuter village.