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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
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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