Place:Orsett, Essex, England

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Alt namesDorsedasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 104
Orsedasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 104
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.517°N 0.383°E
Located inEssex, England
See alsoOrsett Rural, Essex, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1936
Thurrock, Essex, Englandurban district in which it was located 1936-1974
Thurrock (district), Essex, Englanddistrict municipality/unitary authority in which it has been situated since 1974
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Orsett is a village and ecclesiastical parish located within Thurrock unitary district in Essex, England, situated around 5 km north-east of Grays. the hamlet of Baker Street is located in Orsett Parish.

The parish was part of the Orsett Rural District from 1894 until 1936 and the Thurrock Urban District from 1936 until 1974. Since 1974 it has been located in the Thurrock District in Essex (a unitary authority since 1998).

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