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Layer Breton, Essex

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Layer Breton, Essex

Layer Breton is a village and a civil parish in the Colchester borough, in the county of Essex, England. Layer Breton has a church dedicated to St Mary the Virgin, rebuilt in brick in 1923 on a new site nearly a mile to the north of the old one. The village was among those which suffered damage from the 1884 Colchester earthquake.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL9418
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex

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

Layer Breton, par. and vil., Essex, in NE. of co., 6 miles SW. of Colchester, 962 ac., pop. 293; P.O.

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