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Great Horkesley, Essex

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Great Horkesley, Essex

Great Horkesley is a small village approximately 3 miles north of Colchester in the county of Essex, UK, and is part of the borough of Colchester. Horkesley is located in what is known as "Horkesley Heath", which is a combination of two villages: Great Horkesley and, to the north, Little Horkesley which is an entirely different Parish.
DistrictColchester
Post townColchester
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL9730
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
Population1,727
 

Other names by which Great Horkesley, Essex has been known in the past

Great Horksley ~ Horksley ~ Horksley Great

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

Great Horkesley, 5 miles NW. of Colchester, E. Essex; P.O. See HORKSLEY, GREAT.

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