Essex Heritage Guide - Historic Buildings


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British History Quiz

This exhibition hall was built to serve as the centrepiece for the Great Exhibition of 1851



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This Day in British History

26 September, 672

Synod of Hertford

The Synod of Hertford was a church gathering that proclaimed the supremacy of the see of Canterbury in the English church. The Archbishop of Canterbury was given the power to divide dioceses and to create new bishops.

Monarch Mayhem

This king hid in an oak tree after defeat at the Battle of Worcester in 1651



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Clacton-on-Sea (Self catering)
Little Haven, Clacton-on-Sea

Little Haven

This single-storey cottage in Holland-on-Sea near Clacton-on-Sea sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Thurrock (Self catering)
Rosemary Cottage, Thurrock

Rosemary Cottage

Open plan sitting/dining room with wood burning stove wooden floor and well equipped kitchen area. Double bedroom. Two step up then two steps down to bathroom/WC (shower over bath). Steep …
Sleeps 4

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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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