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Frating Village Hall
Frating is located in Essex
Frating shown within Essex
Population 537 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference TM082223
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Colchester
Postcode district CO7 7
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
51°51′38″N 1°01′20″E / 51.86042°N 1.02219°E / 51.86042; 1.02219Coordinates: 51°51′38″N 1°01′20″E / 51.86042°N 1.02219°E / 51.86042; 1.02219

Frating is a village and small civil parish of the Tendring district of Essex. It is about 8 kilometres (5 mi) east of Colchester and 15 kilometres (9 mi) northwest of Clacton-on-Sea. The parish includes the settlements of Frating Green and Hockley.

The parish church (dedication not recorded) is now a private house. The living was a rectory shared with Thorrington.

Great Bentley rail station is 2 miles away and provides regular train services to Colchester, Walton-on-the-Naze, London Liverpool Street and Clacton-on-Sea.

Bus services[edit]

Service Operator Route Days of Operation
76 First Essex Clacton-on-Sea - Little Clacton - Weeley - Frating - Elmstead Mkt - Colchester Bus Station Mon-Sat (every 60 mins), Sun (every 120 mins).
77 New Horizon Travel Great Bentley National Rail - Frating - Elmstead Mkt - Colch'er Town Centre - North Station National Rail - General Hospital Mon-Fri (every 60 mins), Sat (every 120 mins).

Nearby places[edit]

Dickinson College


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 25 September 2015. 

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