of Mount Bures takes its name from the "Mount" or
"Mound" which stands at the centre of the village
and "bur" which means building or dwelling.
The village resides in Essex, the River Stour to the North
and Wakes Colne to the south.
was previously called "Bures St John, Little Bures or
Bures Sackville" to distinguish it from Bures Hamlet
and Bures St Mary.
Today Mount Bures is its adopted name.
The railway opened in 1848 and runs through the centre of
The nearest rail station is located at Bures Hamlet
Parish Council News
The Parish Council Information can now be found using the link
Bures Church has now launched it own sensational web site.
The Church is an integral part of the Community and has so
much to offer.
There is of course the traditional Sunday morning service,
but we also provide for Christenings, Weddings and Funerals.
Please take the time to visit the site LINK
For a full list of
the webpages then use the Site map button on the top tool bar
am constantly seeking out new information which I can publish
on this site. If you have factual material which you think would
be of interest to others in the village,
then please let me know via the Contact button above
Currently 160, web pages ( those
including photographs) online.