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Historic Sites in Essex


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Colchester, Essex

This watermill has a fascinating history. First built in the sixteenth century as a fishing lodge it was later converted into several different types of mill...

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Dedham, Essex

Just upstream from Flatford Mill, the restored thatched 16th century cottage houses an exhibition about John Constable. Set in an area of outstanding beauty.

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Tilbury, Essex

Coalhouse Fort had links with centuries of coastal defence, the fort was in operation during the two World Wars.

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Braintree, Essex

Two of the world’s largest and finest Templar timber-built barns and beautiful grounds with a stunning Walled Tudor Garden.

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Canvey Island, Essex

The oldest of originally three (known) Dutch Cottages on Canvey Island, this one is dated 1681. It was occupied into the twentieth century until it was made ...

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Speciality Museums
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Barking, Essex

Built in the sixteenth century, this Tudor gentry house has had little changed since its original construction. A tour of this grand house gives the oppurtun...

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Chipping Ongar, Essex

Greensted Church is the oldest wooden church in the world, dating from the 11th century.

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Churches & Cathedrals
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Hadleigh, Essex

The remains of a once almighty fortress constructed over seven centuries ago, only the barbican and two towers remain. The country park is made up of woodlan...

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Castles
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Epping, Essex

  This grade II listed Elizibethan Mansion is a stunning example of early Renaissance architiecture. While it has now been divided into private hosues,...

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Chelmsford, Essex

A beautiful grade II listed neo-classical villa set in over 500 acres of parklands and gardens.

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Chelmsford, Essex

Built in the sixteenth century by Tudor secretary of state Sir William Petre, Ingatestone Hall stands proud in the countryside of Ingatestone and retain...

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Brentwood, Essex

3 storey ex-government regional HQ, buried 80ft underground. Features include a kitchen, dorms, power, filtration, plotting floor, government administration ...

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Colchester, Essex

Tudor building with the tallest gatehouse in Britain.

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Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Located right in the middle of the Old Town and full of local artifects and exhibits, the Leigh Heritage centre is perfect for any wanting to drop in and lea...

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Colchester, Essex

  Rumoured to the be burial site of the Celtic King Cunobelinus, as well as containing many other pre-Roman graves, this site is one of the few survivi...

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Scenic Walking Areas
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Colchester, Essex

These two classic towers are landmarks of great historical importance to the area. Once standing at either end of a Georgian church erected in 1776, it is on...

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Maldon, Essex

Northey island is the site of one of the oldest recoded battles in British history: the tenth century battle of Maldon. This historic battle saw the Anglo Sa...

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Colchester, Essex

Built in the sixteenth century, this merchant's house stands tall to this day and is steeped in the history of Colchester's cloth trading industry. Construct...

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Rayleigh, Essex

  Once an early medieval motte and bailey castle, but now an expanse of greenery and wildlife, Rayleigh mount offers vast views of the surrounding area...

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Scenic Walking Areas
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Colchester, Essex

The site of an ancient Roman chariot racing Circus, the Roman Circus Centre provides so much to see and do at this historic site. From a giant model of the a...

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Waltham Abbey, Essex

300 years of secret history, combined with 175 acres of natural parkland, historic buildings and structures.

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Chelmsford, Essex

The former Chelmsford waterworks of Sandford Mill hosts a variety of fun educational events throughout the year including science experiments, re-enactments ...

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Southend-on-Sea, Essex

13th/14th century timber-framed moated manor house with Tudor additions.

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Architectural Buildings
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Southend-on-Sea, Essex

Southend Pier is the longest pleasure pier in the world at 1.3 miles. Since a fire struck in 2005, the end of the pier doesn't have many features but the rai...

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Piers & Boardwalks
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Colchester, Essex

Founded in the eleventh century, St. Botolph's priory was the first Augustinian priory church founded in England. While in ruins, much of the original struct...

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Colchester, Essex

The surviving fifteenth century gatehouse is all that remains of the destroyed abbey of St. John the Baptist. The vaulted interior is a fantastic example of ...

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Walton on the Naze, Essex

At eight floors tall, the Naze Tower boasts spectacular views of the seaside town of Walton-on-the-Naze and the North Sea. Such views can be well appreciated...

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Tilbury, Essex

The best and largest example of 17th century military engineering in England. Trace the history from Henry VIII up to World War II.

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