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Tiptree, Essex

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Tiptree, Essex

Tiptree is a village in the English county of Essex, situated 10 miles south-west of Colchester and around 50 miles north-east of London. Surrounding villages include Messing, Tolleshunt Knights, Tolleshunt Major, Layer Marney, Inworth, Birch, Great Braxted, Great Totham and Little Totham. The population of the village at the 2001 census was 7,516.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL8916
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01621

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

Tiptree Heath

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

Tiptree Heath, eccl. dist., Inworth, Messing, Tollesbury, Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Tolleshunt Knights, and Great Wigborough pars., Essex, 3½ miles E. of Witham, pop. 893; P.O., T.O.; a priory was founded here in time of Edward I.; the model farm of Mr Mechi (1802-1880), the agriculturalist, was at Tiptree Hall.

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