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Alresford, Essex

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Alresford, Essex

Alresford is a village in Essex, England. It is located 9 km southeast of Colchester and is 39 km northeast from the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Tendring and in the parliamentary constituency of North Essex. As Alresford has expanded towards the B1027 it has effectively subsumed the hamlet of Elmstead Row. The local primary school is Alresford Primary School (~150 pupils, ages 4–11). A pre-school also meets there.
DistrictTendring
Post townColchester
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTM0621
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
Population2,125
 

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

Aleforda ~ Eilesforda ~ Elesforda

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

Alresford.-- par., ry. sta., and seat, E. Essex, 5 miles SE. of Colchester by rail, 1436 ac. and 98 water and foreshore, pop. 259; P.O.

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