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Colne Engaine, Essex

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Colne Engaine, Essex

Colne Engaine is a village and a civil parish in Essex, England, situated just north of the River Colne and of the larger village of Earls Colne, approximately ten miles north-west of Colchester. The village takes its name from the river, around which it is likely that the earliest settlements were made, and the Engaine family, who were the principal family of the village between 1279 and 1367.
DistrictBraintree
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL8530
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01787
 

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

Colone Engaine ~ Little Colne

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

Colne-Engaine, par. and vil., E. Essex, on river Colne, 1 mile NW. of Colne ry. sta., pop. 520; P.O.

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