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West Bergholt, Essex

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West Bergholt, Essex

West Bergholt, formerly known as Bergholt Sackville, is a large rural village and civil parish in Essex, England, lying on the border with Suffolk, near to the ancient town of Colchester. With a history going back to medieval times the village is now part of the Colchester Borough Council seat of West Bergholt and Eight Ash Green. In 2008 the village won the Class 2 category, and was placed third overall in the RCCE Best Kept Village in Essex competition.
DistrictColchester
Post townColchester
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL9627
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01206
 

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

Bergholt ~ Bergholt West

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

Bergholt, West, par., NE. Essex, on river Colne, 4 miles NW. of Colchester, 2296 ac., pop. 1061; P.O.

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