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Orsett, Thurrock

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Orsett, Thurrock

Orsett is a village and ecclesiastical parish located within Thurrock unitary district in Essex, England, situated around 5 km north-east of Grays.
Post townGRAYS
Administrative CountyThurrock
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ6481
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01375

Other names by which Orsett, Thurrock has been known in the past

Dorseda ~ Orseda

Orsett, Thurrock in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Orsett, par. and vil., Essex, 9 miles S. of Brentwood, 4220 ac., pop. 1496; P.O., T.O.; near the vil. is Orsett Hall, seat.

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