Essex Travel Guide - Historic Houses






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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This national celebration marked the centenery of the 1851 Great Exhibition



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This Day in British History

19 September, 1356

Battle of Poitiers

English under Edward, the Black Prince, defeat French army and capture John II of France

Monarch Mayhem

This king rebuilt Westminster Abbey as a shrine to Edward the Confessor



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Thurrock (Self catering)
Bee Cottage, Thurrock

Bee Cottage

All on ground floor: Living room with double bed/dining room. Steps down to kitchen. Steps down to bathroom with roll-top bath shower attachment and toilet.
Sleeps 2

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Leigh-on-Sea (Self catering)
Estuary View, Leigh-on-Sea

Estuary View

18 steps down to entrance: Spacious open-plan sitting/dining room and well-equipped kitchen area with a door to decked balcony. Lower ground floor: Utility area. Bathroom/WC (shower over bath). Access to …
Sleeps 7

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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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Colchester (Hotel)
Rose and Crown Colchester

Rose and Crown Colchester

The oldest Hotel in England's oldest recorded town. The BEST WESTERN Rose and Crown Hotel originally a 14th century posting house lovingly restored to a modern day hotel. Twelve Superior rooms renovated October 2013 with Eco LED Lighting Superior Soft Furnishings and beverages including mineral water and hot chocolate Contemporary … more >>

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