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Tolleshunt Major, Essex

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Tolleshunt Major, Essex

Tolleshunt Major is a small village approximately five miles north east of Maldon, in the Maldon District of Essex, England. It forms part of the civil parish of Tolleshunt D'Arcy and is situated on the northern bank of the River Blackwater.
DistrictMaldon
Post townMALDON
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL9011
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01621
 

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

Beckingham

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

Tolleshunt Major, par. and vil., Essex, 3 miles W. of Tollesbury and 4½ miles NE. of Maldon, 2272 ac., pop. 405; is sometimes called Beckingham; an embattled gateway remains of the ancient seat of the Beckinghams, erected in time of Henry VIII.

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