TQ8597 : Smugglers Cottage

taken 7 years ago, near to North Fambridge, Essex, Great Britain

Smugglers Cottage
Smugglers Cottage
Note the double roof.

According to the Smugglers’ Britain website LinkExternal link regarding North Fambridge: "... smugglers' tunnels used to run to Blue Farm and Smugglers' cottage (sic) nearby."
Dengie Peninsula
The Dengie (pronounced with a soft G) Peninsula is an area of South Essex, bounded by the River Blackwater to the north, the River Crouch to the south and the North Sea to the east. The western Boundary of the old "Dengie Hundred" ran from (and included) North Fambridge to Woodham Walter: The nearby town of Maldon was not part of the Dengie Hundred as it was a borough in its own right. See LinkExternal link for a map of the Essex Hundreds.

The area has a relatively low population density, with large areas of farm and marsh land. The largest towns are Burnham on Crouch with a population of c. 7,500 and Southminster with a population of c. 3,800.

Useful links:
Dengie 100 LinkExternal link
Essex-family-history LinkExternal link
wikipedia LinkExternal link
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TQ8597, 26 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 27 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 27 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Place (from Tags)
North Fambridge 
County (from Tags)
Essex 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 85535 97474 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.7270N 0:40.8130E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 85542 97465
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Weatherboarding 

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