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Thaxted

December 13th, 2010 by
Categories: Essex Towns A-Z

Small town at the very heart of Essex, surrounded by some charming villages. The town is dominated by it’s noble church (justly called locally “the” cathedral of Essex), one of few in the county built of stone.

There are a variety of houses in the town dating from Tudor and Georgian periods as well as two fine half-timbered buildings, the Guildhall which once housed a market hall on it’s ground floor and another in a cobbled lane nearby that leads to the church. Horham Hall (2 miles to the South-West of the town) is one of the best examples of brick Tudor mansions which are typical of Essex.

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