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Mucking, Thurrock

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Mucking, Thurrock

Mucking is a hamlet and former Church of England parish adjoining the Thames estuary in southern Essex, England. It is located approximately 2 miles south of the town of Stanford le Hope in what is now Thurrock unitary authority.
Administrative CountyThurrock
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ6881
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex

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

Muchinga ~ Mucinga

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

Mucking, par. and vil., Essex, on river Thames, 4 miles NE. of Tilbury sta., 2217 ac. and 293 tidal water and 167 foreshore, pop. 251; a nunnery was formerly here; on Mucking Flat, 2 ½ miles E., is Mucking Light-house, with occulting light (Sea Reach) seen 11 miles.

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