Horsey Island, Essex

Historical Description

Horsey Island, an island in Kirby-le-Soken parish, Essex, in a ramified bay near the Naze, 5 ½ miles SSW of Harwich. It is 2 miles long and 1 ½ mile broad, has a few houses, communicates by a ford with the mainland, and consists of grazing marsh.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


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