The Crouch, Essex

Historical Description

Crouch, The, a river of Essex. It rises 3 ¼ miles ESE of Brentwood, and runs about 24 miles eastward, past Wick-ford, Fambridge, Cricksea, and Wallasey Island, chiefly through a marshy tract to the sea at Foulness.

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