Little Horkesley

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Little Horkesley
Little Horkesley is located in Essex
Little Horkesley
Little Horkesley
Little Horkesley shown within Essex
Population 188 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference TL960321
Civil parish
  • Horkesley
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Colchester
Postcode district CO6 4
Dialling code 01206
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°57′11″N 0°51′13″E / 51.952941°N 0.853672°E / 51.952941; 0.853672Coordinates: 51°57′11″N 0°51′13″E / 51.952941°N 0.853672°E / 51.952941; 0.853672

Little Horkesley is a village in Essex, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles north of Colchester on the south bank of the River Stour. In the time of Elizabeth I, the manor of Little Horkesley belonged to the Wentworth family, a branch of the notable Yorkshire family who became Earl of Stafford, and then passed by inheritance to a branch of the St. Lawrence family who had the title Baron and later Earl of Howth.


  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 13 September 2015. 

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