Cressing

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Cressing
Village sign at Cressing, Essex - geograph.org.uk - 224490.jpg
Cressing Village Sign
Cressing is located in Essex
Cressing
Cressing
Location within Essex
OS grid referenceTL792209
Civil parish
  • Cressing
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBRAINTREE
Postcode districtCM77
Dialling code01376
PoliceEssex
FireEssex
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Essex
51°51′31″N 0°36′08″E / 51.85873°N 0.602188°E / 51.85873; 0.602188Coordinates: 51°51′31″N 0°36′08″E / 51.85873°N 0.602188°E / 51.85873; 0.602188

Cressing is a village and civil parish in the Braintree district of Essex, England. Within the parish is the village of Tye Green and the hamlet of Hawbush Green.

Cressing Temple is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south from Cressing village, and less than 1 mile east from the village of White Notley.

The parish contains two churches, two public houses - no longer have a public house, 1 Restaurant, and a business park. A men's Sunday League and youth football teams play at Cressing Sports and Social Club in Tye Green. Cressing railway station, on the Braintree Branch Line, is at the west of the parish.

Sir Evelyn Wood (1838–1919), a Field Marshal and Victoria Cross recipient, was born at Cressing.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mee, Arthur (1942). The King's England - Essex. London: Hodder & Stoughton. p. 104.

External links[edit]

Media related to Cressing at Wikimedia Commons