The Essex is northeast of London and has a coastline facing the North Sea. The county town is Chelmsford. The Essex Coast is also known as the Discovery Coast and it is populated with numerous old seafaring towns and villages. On the coast there are over 35 islands many which are uninhabited and provide a safe haven for wildlife. Essex also has a deep and colorful history. Vikings, Romans, Saxons, Normans have all left their mark on the region. Colchester is the oldest recorded town in Britain and has extensive Roman ruins. The town was the first capital of the British region of the Roman Empire. Roman ruins, sculptures, mosaics and tiles have been found in Colchester. The Normans built numerous castles and churches and set aside protected hunting forests which are unique Essex treasures. Within Essex there are 14,200 listed buildings, which means that they have a historical significance as they were built between 1700-1840.

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