Peldon's parish church, dedicated to St. Mary the Virgin church and now a listed building, was damaged in the 1884 earthquake.
Peldon is a village in the Colchester borough of Essex, England and forms part of the Winstred Hundred civil parish.
It is near the villages of Little Wigborough and Langenhoe. The parish church is dedicated to St Mary the Virgin and is a grade 1 listed building.
Peldon was significantly damaged by the 1884 Colchester earthquake. Peldon also had two windmills.
It was in the Winstree hundred.
Coordinates: 51°49′N 0°54′E / 51.817°N 0.900°E