Little Clacton

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Little Clacton is a small rural village in Essex. It is located on the Tendring Peninsular, close to Clacton-on-Sea.

St. James' church, Little Clacton

The village is approximately 12 miles South East of Colchester and 2.5 miles North of Clacton-on-Sea, and is also close to Thorpe-le-Soken where there is a railway station providing direct links to London Liverpool Street station and Clacton-on-Sea.

The parish church is dedicated to St James,[1] and is an early twelfth century Norman church building.[2] It has three bells in its tower, including one cast by Robert Crouch and dating from 1437.[3]

Local towns and villages[edit]

Weeley, Weeley Heath, Thorpe-le-Soken, Frinton-on-Sea, Great Holland, Clacton-on-Sea, Jaywick, Kirby-le-Soken.

References[edit]

  1. ^ See the diocesan website directory.
  2. ^ See the church page of the local community website.
  3. ^ See history section of the parish website.

External links[edit]

Media related to Little Clacton at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 51°49′N 1°08′E / 51.817°N 1.133°E / 51.817; 1.133