Date: March 14th Start: 8:00pm Talk by: Ben Cowell Entry: £2 with refreshments
An illustrated talk by Ben Cowell, director of Historic Houses, on Essex Country Houses. These are listed buildings or designated gardens, usually Grade I or II, and are often outstanding. Many are considered to be iconic symbols of Britain’s unique heritage.
Houses range from iconic stately homes such as Blenheim Palace, Highclere Castle, Castle Howard, Knebworth House, Longleat and Burghley House, to more intimate houses such as Traquair in Scotland, Treowen in Wales and Belle Isle in Northern Ireland. Most are still private family homes.
Photo: Layer Marney House in Colchester. Built in the 1520’s by Lord Marney, friend to both Henry VII and Henry VIII, it has the tallest Tudor gatehouse in the country.
The Pavilion, Wethersfield Playing Field
Hedingham Road, Wethersfield, CM7 4BZ
How to find
Entering Wethersfield from Braintree on the B1053, turn right at the junction by the village green onto High St. Head 300 yards up the hill, before you leave the village you will see the Playing Field and Pavilion on the right with a car park beside the Tennis Court.
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