St. Andrew's church, Fingringhoe
Fingringhoe shown within Essex
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Fingringhoe is a village and civil parish in Essex, England located five miles south-east of Colchester. The centre of the village is classified as a conservation area featuring a traditional village pond and red telephone box. The Roman River flows nearby before entering the River Colne. It has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.
Fingringhoe is locally known for its salt marshes, which provide habitats for many birds and salt-water animals. These form part of the Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve managed by Essex Wildlife Trust.
In 2009, an unexploded World War Two bomb was disarmed in the village.
St. Andrew's Church
A prominent feature in the centre of the village, the north wall of St. Andrew's Church dates back to the 12th century.
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