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Layer de la Haye, Essex

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Layer de la Haye, Essex

Layer de la Haye (often spelled Layer-de-la-Haye; locally known just as Layer) is a small village of around 2,000 people near Colchester in Essex, England. While its historical significance is limited, it nevertheless has an interesting and varied history, and today it offers vibrant and community and beautiful landscapes.
DistrictColchester
Post townCOLCHESTER
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL9720
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
Population2,000
 

Other names by which Layer de la Haye, Essex has been known in the past

Layer De La Hay

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

Layer de la Hay, par. and vil., Essex, in NE. of co., 5 miles SW. of Colchester, 2594 ac., pop. 687; P.O.; the par. contains layer Cross, hamlet.

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