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Langenhoe, Essex

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Langenhoe, Essex

Langenhoe is a village in the Colchester district of Essex, England to the south of Colchester. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 536. The village church was once reputed to be amongst the most haunted buildings in Essex. This ancient church, which had been damaged in the Essex earthquake of 1884, was closed to worship in 1955 and demolished in 1963 after it was deemed structurally unsafe.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTM0018
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
 

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

Langhou

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

Langenhoe, par., Essex, 5½ miles SE. of Colchester, 2084 ac. and 332 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 234.

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