Stanway St Albright, Essex

Historical Description

Stanway St Albright, a village and a parish in Essex. The village, which takes its name from its situation on the Roman stoneway, stands 1 ½ mile E of Marks Tey station on the G.E.R., and 4 W by S of Colchester, and has a post office under Colchester; money order and telegraph office, Marks Tey. The parish contains Lexden and Winstree workhouse, and comprises 3328 acres; population, 1104. It has a fair on April 23. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £1372 with residence. Patron, Magdalen College, Oxford. The church is a small but ancient building of stone of the Early Norman period, consisting of chancel, nave, S aisle, N porch, and wooden bell turret. See also STANWAY ALL SAINTS.

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

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