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Peldon, Essex

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Peldon, Essex

Peldon is a village in the Colchester borough of Essex, England and forms part of the Winstred Hundred civil parish. It is near the villages of Little Wigborough and Langenhoe. The parish church is dedicated to St Mary the Virgin and is a grade 1 listed building. Peldon was significantly damaged by the 1884 Colchester earthquake. Peldon also had two windmills. It was in the Winstree hundred.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL9816
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex

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


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

Peldon, par. and vil., Essex - par., 2246 ac., pop. 458; vil., 6 miles S. of Colchester; P.O.

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