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Tendring, Essex

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Tendring, Essex

Tendring is a local government district in North East Essex, England. It extends from the River Stour in the north, to the coast and the River Colne in the south, with the coast to the East and the town of Colchester to the west. Its council is based in Clacton-on-Sea. Towns in the district include Frinton-on-Sea, Walton-on-the-Naze, Brightlingsea and Harwich. Large villages in the district include St Osyth and Great Bentley.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTM1424
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex

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


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

Tendring, par. and vil., Essex, 7 miles S.E. of Manningtree, 2874 ac., pop. 848; P.O.; near vil. is Tendring Manor House, seat.

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