Little Oakley, Essex

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Little Oakley Hall

Little Oakley is a village in Essex, England, on the western outskirts of Harwich. The parish population at the 2011 census was 1,171.[1]

It is the site of a fourth-century Roman villa, excavated between 1951 and 1975.[2]

Just north-east of the village is Little Oakley Channel Deposit, a geological Site of Special Scientific Interest. It is the site of former channel of the River Thames during an interglacial period about 575,000 years ago.


  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 24 September 2015.
  2. ^ Baker, John T (2006). Cultural Transition in the Chilterns and Essex Region, 350 AD to 650 AD. Univ of Hertfordshire Press. p. 68.

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Coordinates: 51°55′06″N 1°14′06″E / 51.91833°N 1.23500°E / 51.91833; 1.23500