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Little Horkesley, Essex

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Little Horkesley, Essex

Little Horkesley is a village in Essex, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles north of Colchester on the south bank of the River Stour. In the time of Elizabeth I, the manor of Little Horkesley belonged to the Wentworth family, a branch of the notable Yorkshire family who became Earl of Stafford, and then passed by inheritance to a branch of the St. Lawrence family who had the title Baron and later Earl of Howth.
DistrictColchester
Post townColchester
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL9632
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 Little Horkesley, Essex has been known in the past

Horksley ~ Horksley Little ~ Little Horksley

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

Horksley, Little, par., E. Essex, 4¾ miles NW. of Colchester, 1039 ac., pop. 199; P.O.

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