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Creeksea

Coordinates: 51°37′59″N 0°46′59″E / 51.633°N 0.783°E / 51.633; 0.783

Creeksea
Creeksea
Creeksea

 Creeksea shown within Essex
OS grid reference TQ927963
District Maldon
Shire county Essex
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Burnham on Crouch
Postcode district CM0 8
Dialling code 01621
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament Maldon
List of places
UK
England
Essex

Creeksea is a village in Essex, England, on the Dengie peninsula on the north side of the River Crouch, one mile west of Burnham on Crouch. It is part of the Maldon district.

History

Royal Air Force fast rescue boats and a Royal Navy motor torpedo boat flotilla operated from Creeksea during World War II.

Creeksea Place Manor, a large red brick house built c. 1569 by Sir Arthur Harris stands in the village.[1]

Many variations of Creeksea are found in old documents including Cricksea, Crykseye and Crixsey.

Local amenities

Established in 1957, Creeksea Sailing Club has launching facilities on the River Crouch.[2] The local public house is the Greyhound. There is a golf course in the village.

Religious sites

The local church is All Saints, in the Diocese of Chelmsford. The church was built in the 14th century and then rebuilt in 1878.[3]

References

External links

  • Information and photographs of Creeksea
  • The history of Creeksea


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