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Purfleet, Kent

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Purfleet, Kent

Purfleet is a place in the Thurrock unitary authority in Essex, England. It is situated south of the A13 road on the River Thames and within the easterly bounds of the M25 motorway but just outside the Greater London boundary. It was within the traditional Church of England parish of West Thurrock. There is some industry to the south and the area forms part of the Thames Gateway redevelopment area. Purfleet is one of seven conservation areas in Thurrock.
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ5577
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01708

Purfleet, Kent in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Purfleet, vil. with ry. sta. and small harbour, West Thurrock par., Essex, 7 miles NW. of Tilbury sta. and 13 miles E. of London; P.O., T.O.; Government powder magazines are here.

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