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Dovercourt, Essex

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Dovercourt
OS grid reference TM244308 District Tendring Shire county Essex Region East Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town HARWICH Postcode district CO12 Dialling code 01255 Police Fire Ambulance East of England EU Parliament East of England UK Parliament Harwich List of places UK England Dovercourt is a small seaside town in Essex, England. It is older than its smaller but better-known neighbour, the port of Harwich, and appears in the Domesday Book of 1086. Today the towns are contiguous.
DistrictTendring
Post townHARWICH
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTM2531
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
 

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

Dover Court ~ Druvrecurt

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

Dovercourt, par. and ry. sta., forming S. district of Harwich, E. Essex, at mouth of estuary of river Stour, 1438 ac., 200 tidal water, and 529 foreshore, pop. 2021; P.O., T.O., and P.O. at Upper D., 1 mile distant; on the shore or Inner Ridge, abreast of Dovercourt, are two axed lights (Harwich), seen 11 and 9½ miles.

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