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Thorrington, Essex

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Thorrington, Essex

Thorrington is a village and civil parish in the Tendring district of Essex, England. It lies 5 km east of Wivenhoe and 3 km north of Brightlingsea. The striking medieval flint church is dedicated to Mary Magdalene, and the patrons of the church are St John's College, Cambridge. On the west side, the Tenpenny Brook forms the parish boundary between Thorrington and Alresford. At the point where the brook flows into the Alresford Creek (a branch of the Colne Estuary) stands Thorrington Mill.
Post townColchester
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTM0920
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01206

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

Thorington ~ Torinduna

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

Thorington.-- ry. sta., Essex, 7 miles SE. of Colchester. See THORRINGTON.

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