Tolleshunt Knights

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Tolleshunt Knights
All Saints church, Tolleshunt Knights, Essex - geograph.org.uk - 173986.jpg
All Saints church, Tolleshunt Knights
Tolleshunt Knights is located in Essex
Tolleshunt Knights
Tolleshunt Knights
Tolleshunt Knights shown within Essex
Population 1,030 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference TL916150
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MALDON
Postcode district CM9
Post town COLCHESTER
Postcode district CO5
Dialling code 01621
Police Essex
Fire Essex
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Essex
51°48′03″N 0°46′43″E / 51.8009°N 0.7787°E / 51.8009; 0.7787Coordinates: 51°48′03″N 0°46′43″E / 51.8009°N 0.7787°E / 51.8009; 0.7787

Tolleshunt Knights is a village and civil parish[2] in the English county of Essex.

The Parish has a Parish council, and lies within the area of Maldon District Council.[2] It borders Tiptree, Layer Marney and Salcott cum Virley within the Colchester Borough Council's District and Tolleshunt D'Arcy also within Maldon District. Prior to Tiptree Parish Council being established in 1934 much of the Tiptree Heath area was within the boundaries of Tolleshunt Knights.

The village is also the location of the Patriarchal Stavropegic Monastery of St. John the Baptist, an Orthodox monastery founded by Archimandrite Sophrony in 1958.

From 1904 to 1951 the village was served by a small station on the Kelvedon and Tollesbury Light Railway.

Tolleshunt Knights also has a village hall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 23 September 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Parish Council Contacts". www.maldon.gov.uk. October 2006. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2006-10-29. 

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