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Old Heath, Essex

Old Heath is a parish that is south-east of Colchester, Essex, England. Old Heath has existed since Saxon times and was originally called 'Old Hythe' because it was the first port of Colchester, before Hythe (called Newehethe in 1311) took over: hythe derives from the Old English word for 'landing place'.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTM0123
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
 

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