Place:Great Bentley, Essex, England

NameGreat Bentley
Alt namesBenetleasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 102
Benetleiasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 102
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates51.855935°N 1.061769°E
Located inEssex, England
See alsoTendring Rural, Essex, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1974
Tendring (district), Essex, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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Great Bentley is a village and civil parish in the Tendring district of north Essex, England, located seven miles east of Colchester.

The parish contains 2500 inhabitants, and 3,188 acres (13 km²) of fertile land, including hills and valleys, and extending southward to the Flag Creek, a tidal creek which connects with the Colne, near Brightlingsea. The civil parish also contains the hamlet of Aingers Green.

Great Bentley is the second largest village in the Tendring district, with a population of 2,381. The village has road, rail and bus links.

The parish was part of the Tendring Rural District from 1894 until 1974, and since 1974 it has been located in the Tendring District of Essex.

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