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Mistley, Essex

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Mistley, Essex

Mistley is a large village and civil parish in the Tendring district of northeast Essex, England. It is around 11 miles northeast of Colchester and is east of, and almost contiguous with, Manningtree. The parish consists of Mistley and New Mistley, both lying beside the Stour Estuary, and Mistley Heath a kilometre to the south. Mistley railway station serves Mistley on the Mayflower Line. Mistley is the location of one of five Cold War control rooms in Essex.
Post townManningtree
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTM1131
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 Mistley, Essex has been known in the past

Mistley Thorn ~ Mistleythorn

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

Mistley, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Essex, on river Stour, 1 mile E. of Manningtree, 2125 ac., pop. 1540; P.O., T.O.; has a good quay, with trade in corn, coals, &c.

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