Creeksea

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Creeksea
Path along sea wall from Creeksea towards Burnham (geograph 3896259).jpg
Path along sea wall from Creeksea towards Burnham
Creeksea is located in Essex
Creeksea
Creeksea
Location within Essex
OS grid referenceTQ927963
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBurnham on Crouch
Postcode districtCM0 8
Dialling code01621
PoliceEssex
FireEssex
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Essex
51°37′59″N 0°46′59″E / 51.633°N 0.783°E / 51.633; 0.783Coordinates: 51°37′59″N 0°46′59″E / 51.633°N 0.783°E / 51.633; 0.783

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[edit]

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

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.[citation needed]

Local amenities[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

  1. ^ "Burnham on Crouch Online". Archived from the original on 28 August 2008. Retrieved 9 November 2008.
  2. ^ "Creeksea Sailing Club". Retrieved 9 November 2008.
  3. ^ "Creeksea Church at Burnham on Crouch Online". Archived from the original on 4 July 2009. Retrieved 9 November 2008.

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