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Bulphan, Thurrock

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Bulphan, Thurrock

Bulphan is a village in the borough of Thurrock in the East of England and one of the traditional (Church of England) parishes in Thurrock. It is pronounced 'Bull-ven' though newcomers often mispronounce it as 'Bul-fan'. Bulphan forms part of the Orsett ward of Thurrock Council, and is part of the South Basildon and East Thurrock parliamentary constituency. It is located 21 miles (34 km) east north-east of Charing Cross in London.
Administrative CountyThurrock
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ6486
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 Bulphan, Thurrock has been known in the past


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

Bulphan, or Bulvan, par., S. Essex, 6½ miles SE. of Brentwood, 1713 ac., pop. 284.

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