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Wix, Essex

Wix is a village and civil parish in the Tendring district of Essex. It lies in a small valley about three km south of the Stour Estuary. The valley drains east towards Harwich. Formerly an important crossroads on the route to Harwich, it has now been bypassed by the A120 road. The church, dedicated to Saint Mary, has a detached belfry which stands in the churchyard and contains one bell.
DistrictTendring
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTM1628
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01255
Population755
 

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

Weeks ~ Wica

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

Wix (or Weeks), par. and vil., Essex - par., 3129 ac., pop. 622; vil., 4½ miles SE. of Manningtree; P.O.

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