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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.[1]

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 / 51.817; 0.900