White Colne

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White Colne
White Colne Village sign (geograph 5920679).jpg
Village sign of White Colne
White Colne is located in Essex
White Colne
White Colne
Location within Essex
Population540 (2011 Census)[1]
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townColchester
Postcode districtCO6
Dialling code01206 2 and 01787 2
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°56′10″N 0°43′34″E / 51.936°N 0.726°E / 51.936; 0.726Coordinates: 51°56′10″N 0°43′34″E / 51.936°N 0.726°E / 51.936; 0.726

White Colne is a village and parish in Essex, England, on the north side of the River Colne, opposite Earls Colne, and on the Colchester road, 4 miles (6.4 km) East South East of Halstead.[2] It traces its history back to the Domesday Book and beyond. There is evidence of Palaeolithic and Mesolithic settlement in the area.[3] White Colne railway station was a station on the Colne Valley and Halstead Railway.

The village church is dedicated to St Andrew. The German film actor Anton Diffring is buried in the churchyard.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  2. ^ White's Directory of Essex (1848)
  3. ^ "Welcome". White Colne Online. Retrieved 13 March 2009.

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