Essex Heritage Guide - Historic Buildings


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British History Quiz

Two of William the Conqueror's sons became kings of England. Who was the third son?



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This Day in British History

16 January, 1707

Act of Union accepted by Scottish Parliament

The act brought England and Scotland together under Queen Anne, with Scotland accepting the Hannoverian succession

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was married at 11 to the Holy Roman Emperor, Henry V



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Colchester (Self catering)
Dutch Cottage, Colchester

Dutch Cottage

This well-presented mid-terrace cottage is in the centre of Colchester in Essex and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Thurrock (Self catering)
Saffron Cottage, Thurrock

Saffron Cottage

Open plan sitting/dining room with wood burning stove wooden floor and well equipped kitchen area. Two steps down to double bedroom. Bathroom/WC with separate shower cubicle. Stairs to mezzanine twin …
Sleeps 4

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Colchester (Hotel)
Red Lion Hotel

Red Lion Hotel

The Red Lion Hotel is an historical Grade 1 listed building (1465) located in the town centre of historic Colchester. The hotel is one of the oldest inns in East Anglia and has been described as a fine example of Tudor England.The hotel is located in the town centre and … more >>

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Brentwood (Hotel)
Marygreen Manor Hotel

Marygreen Manor Hotel

Historic 16th Century Tudor House Hotel retaining many of its original features incorporating every modern facility. Rosetted Restaurant with award winning wine list. Tranquil garden. Four poster suites. Ample parking more >>

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