Brightlingsea, Essex

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Brightlingsea is a town in Essex

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Brightlingsea within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Brightlingsea in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Brightlingsea, par. and seaport with ry. sta., NE. Essex, on estuary of river Colne, 8 miles SE. of Colchester, 2869 ac. abd 678 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 3311; P.O., T.O. The inhabitants are for the most part engaged in the oyster fisheries.

Brightlingsea in the Domesday Book

A village in Tendring hundred, in the county of Essex. is a Good Stuff website.