VCH Explore

Explore England's Past

Early Modern (1485-1750)


The creeks and marshes along the Essex coast contain large areas of salt marsh.  These were used as land to graze sheep in summer, but were often f

The Gunfleet estuary was formerly known as the Gunfleet Haven, the word haven meaning a port or harbour for boats.  This name is used in customs do

Early Modern (1485-1750), Hanoverian (1714-1837)