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Pitsea, Essex

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Pitsea, Essex

Pitsea is a small town in the east of the Basildon district of south Essex, England. It comprises five sub-districts: Eversley, Northlands Park Neighbourhood (Previously known as Felmores), Chalvedon, Pitsea Mount and Burnt Mills. Vange is located to the west of Pitsea, Bowers Gifford and North Benfleet to the east and Nevendon to the north.
DistrictBasildon
Post townBasildon
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ7388
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01268
Population25,000
 

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

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

Pitsea, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Essex - par. (including part of Canvey island), 1765 ac. (18 water), pop. 203; vil., on a creek of the Thames, 10 miles W. of Southend; the church stands on a knoll, commanding a fine view of the Thames and surrounding country.

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