Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for LANGENHOE

LANGENHOE, a parish in Lexden district, Essex; near the river Colne, 3¾ miles SSW of Wivenhoe r. station, and 5¾ S by E of Colchester. Post-town, Abberton, under Colchester. Acres, 2,104. Real property, £2,252. Pop., 169. Houses, 33. The property is divided among a few. Much of the land is marsh. The limits include Pewett island, in the creek between Mersea island and the mainland. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £446. * Patron, the Countess of Waldegrave. The church has a tower, and is good.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Langenhoe AP/CP       Lexden and Winstree RegD/PLU       Essex AncC
Place: Langenhoe

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