North Fambridge

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North Fambridge
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North Fambridge is located in Essex
North Fambridge
North Fambridge
North Fambridge shown within Essex
Population 835 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference TQ852972
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Chelmsford
Postcode district CM3
Dialling code 01621
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°38′31″N 0°40′30″E / 51.642°N 0.675°E / 51.642; 0.675Coordinates: 51°38′31″N 0°40′30″E / 51.642°N 0.675°E / 51.642; 0.675

North Fambridge is a village and civil parish on the Dengie peninsula in the English county of Essex.

North Fambridge is on the north bank of the River Crouch opposite South Fambridge and is served by North Fambridge railway station on the Crouch Valley Line. Administratively, North Fambridge forms part of the ward of Purleigh in the district of Maldon.[2]

Adjoining the village is Blue House Farm, a 605-acre (2.45 km2) Site of Special Scientific Interest and nature reserve owned by the Essex Wildlife Trust.[3]

In the Domesday Book, North Fambridge was known as 'Fanbruge'.

North Fambridge is home to the Fambridge Yacht Haven Middle Distance Triathlon. The first event took place on 24 July 2011 and was the first Half Ironman Triathlon in Essex and the wider region.[4]

Local amenities[edit]

The local public house is The Ferry Boat Inn. The North Fambridge Yacht Club is based in the village.

Holy Trinity Church has been serving the community for at least 200 years.[5]


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