About

Purleigh is a village in the Dengie peninsula and within the district of Maldon. The area is close to the River Crouch and is renowned for its climate which is one of the reasons vineyard have been located in the area over the centuries. The village of Purleigh has a primary school, village shop and Post Office, The Bell public house, while All Saints' Church sits atop Church Road and has views overlooking the Dengie peininsula. 

The villages was 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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Road Directions

Purleigh is accessible via the B1010.

Public Transport Directions

Chelmsford City train station is the closest to Purleigh.

Purleigh

Type:Village

Essex

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