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Canewdon, Essex

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Canewdon, Essex

Canewdon is a village in north Rochford District of Essex in England, approximately 4 miles northeast of the town of Rochford. Canewdon is situated on one of the highest hills of the Essex coastline from which St. Nicholas church affords wide views of the Crouch estuary. Canewdon parish extends for several miles on the southern side of the River Crouch. East of the village, lies the island of Wallasea, popular for sailing, and a wetland sanctuary for wildlife.
Post townRochford
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ8994
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 Canewdon, Essex has been known in the past


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

Canewdon, par. and vil., S. Essex, on river Crouch, 3½ miles NE. of Rochford, 5239 ac. and 586 ac. tidal water and foreshore, pop. 714; P.O.

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