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Cork Knot and Cork Sand, Essex

Historical Description

Cork Knot and Cork Sand, two shoals off the northeast coast of Essex. The Knot lies 5 miles SE by E of Harwich, is rocky, under 19 feet of water, and has a floating light, 28 feet high, seen at the distance of 9 miles. The Sand lies 1½ mile W of the Knot, and is partly dry at low water, with from 1 to 5 fathoms around.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Essex is available to browse.

The Essex pages from the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 is online.