Baker Street, Essex

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Baker Street
Baker Street Mill.jpg
Baker Street windmill
Baker Street is located in Essex
Baker Street
Baker Street
Baker Street shown within Essex
OS grid reference TQ6381
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Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Essex
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51°30′N 0°20′E / 51.50°N 00.34°E / 51.50; 00.34Coordinates: 51°30′N 0°20′E / 51.50°N 00.34°E / 51.50; 00.34

Baker Street is a location in Orsett in the unitary authority of Thurrock. It is in the ceremonial county of Essex, England.


Reaney[1] suggests the name is derived from William Bakere de Luggestreet.

It is known locally because of the surviving windmill. The windmill is said to have been built in the 17th century and ceased working in 1911. It is now a private house.[2]

Baker Street as it appeared on the 1777 Chapman & Andre map of Essex


  1. ^ PH Reaney, The Place-Names of Essex (CUP, 1969)
  2. ^ Historic England. "BAKER STREET WINDMILL (498135)". PastScape. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
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