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Purleigh is first mentioned in a Saxon will of AD 998 but, like most parishes, no detailed information is available about it until 1086 when it appears in Domesday Book.

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Purleigh

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Purleigh, CM3 6QH

What's Nearby

  1. 92 acre vineyard open daily. Includes farm trail, vineyard walk and wine tasting in the…

    0.39 miles away
  2. A large, well equipped site in a lovely setting on the edge of the village. Car park,…

    0.91 miles away
  3. Well equipped and maintained site in a pleasant setting with views to the north west…

    1.01 miles away
  1. A small church situated on the edge of the village of Cold Norton.

    1.53 miles away
  2. Small wooded area with a pond in St Stephens Road. Picnic table and access for walking.…

    1.62 miles away
  3. Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome is a unique place with a unique history. It is the…

    1.66 miles away
  4. This 5.5 acre reserve consists of the former Stow Maries Halt on the disused Maldon to…

    1.77 miles away
  5. Martin's Lane Vineyard specializes in the production of only the finest quality and…

    1.83 miles away
  6. One of the last areas of surviving ancient woodland in the Dengie peninsular. The…

    1.95 miles away
  7. This 15 acre reserve consists of 1.5 miles of the former Maldon-Woodham Ferrers railway…

    2.18 miles away
  8. This site consists of two large areas of grass, a large block of ancient woodland and…

    2.33 miles away
  9. A small, attractive site surrounded by mature hedgerows. Car park, small hall, football…

    2.43 miles away
  10. The church of St. Mary in Mundon is cared for by the Friends of Friendless Churches and…

    2.51 miles away
  11. The Mighty Oak Brewing Co Ltd was founded in Essex in 1996 before finding a home in…

    2.55 miles away
  12. An area of grassland featuring a birch copse and an allotment area. The allotment area is…

    2.57 miles away
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