Little Clacton

Little Clacton is a small rural village in Essex. It is located on the Tendring Peninsular, close to Clacton-on-Sea. The population of the parish at the 2011 census was 2,822.[1]

St. James' church, Little Clacton

The village is approximately 12 miles South East of Colchester and 2.5 miles North of Clacton-on-Sea, and is also close to Thorpe-le-Soken where there is a railway station providing direct links to London Liverpool Street station and Clacton-on-Sea.

The parish church is dedicated to St James,[2] and is an early twelfth century Norman church building.[3] It has three bells in its tower, including one cast by Robert Crouch and dating from 1437.[4]


Little Clacton forms part of the electoral ward called Little Clacton and Weeley. The population of this ward at the 2011 census was 4,590.[5]

Local towns and villages

Weeley, Weeley Heath, Thorpe-le-Soken, Frinton-on-Sea, Great Holland, Clacton-on-Sea, Jaywick, Kirby-le-Soken.


  1. "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 25 September 2015.
  2. See the diocesan website directory.
  3. See the church page of the local community website.
  4. See history section of the parish website.
  5. "Little Clacton and Weeley ward population 2011". Retrieved 25 September 2015.

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Coordinates: 51°49′N 1°08′E / 51.817°N 1.133°E / 51.817; 1.133

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