Stow Maries is a village (population estimated 214 (2017)) and civil parish in the county of Essex.
The Village of Stow Maries is located on the western (inland) end of the Dengie peninsula and
forms part of Purleigh ward in Maldon district.

Click here for a map of the civil parish.

Further population details can be found by clicking this link here.


In and around the village of Stow Maries can be found:

  • The Church of St. Mary and St. Margaret – with a chancel believed to have been built in the 14th century. The graves of several WW1 airmen who were stationed at Stow Maries Aerodrome can be found in the church graveyard. For more information, click here.
  • The Smythe Hall – this is a long-established Stow Maries venue for local events and is also available for private hire. See Hall Hire & Making Contact pages.
  • Stow Maries Halt – an old stop on the now defunct Woodham Ferrers to Maldon railway branch line, now incorporated into a 6 acre site run by the Essex Wildlife Trust. For more information, click here.
  • Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome – the only World War 1 airfield in the country with its original buildings still intact and now undergoing progressive restoration. For more information, click here.