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Prittlewell, Southend-on-Sea

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Prittlewell, Southend-on-Sea

Prittlewell is a district within the Borough of Southend-on-Sea, Essex. Historically, Prittlewell is the original town, Southend being the south end of Prittlewell. The village of Prittlewell was originally centred at the joining of three main roads, East Street, West Street and North Street, which was extended south in the 19th century and renamed Victoria Avenue.
Administrative CountySouthend-on-Sea
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ8787
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01702

Other names by which Prittlewell, Southend-on-Sea has been known in the past

Pritlewel ~ Pritteuuella

Prittlewell, Southend-on-Sea in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Prittlewell, par. and vil., Essex - par. (containing Southend), 3441 ac. land, 132 tidal water and 1410 fore-shore, pop. 7979; vil., 1 mile N. of Southend; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity is Prittlewell Priory, seat.

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