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Purleigh, Essex

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Purleigh, Essex

Purleigh is a village on the Dengie peninsula about 4 miles south of Maldon in the English county of Essex. The village is part of the Purleigh ward of the Maldon district.
Post townMaldon
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL8302
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01245 & 01621

Other names by which Purleigh, Essex has been known in the past

Purley ~ Purlai

Purleigh, Essex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Purleigh, par. and vil., Essex - par., 5646 ac., pop. 822; vil., 4½ miles S. of Maldon; P.O.

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