Properties and events in Essex 2017

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Warner Textile Archive

Warner Textile Archive, Silks Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3GB

The Warner Textile Archive is a rich design resource documenting the successes and innovation of Warner & Sons from the late 1800s. The Collection…

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Chelmsford Museum – free admission and guided tour

Chelmsford Museum, Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9AQ

Chelmsford Museum is set in the lovely Victorian Grade 2 listed Oaklands House, built in 1865 in the Italianate style for the brewer,…

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Essex County Council: Tour of the Historical Council Chamber and Foyer

Essex County Council, Duke Street , Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1QH

A rare opportunity to visit and explore the historic Essex County Council Chamber and Foyer. Tours must be pre-booked and are limited to a…

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Galleywood Heritage Centre - An illustrated history talk

Galleywood Heritage Centre, The Common, Margaretting Road, Galleywood, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8TR

There will be a Powerpoint presentation of slides as an introduction to Galleywood’s history. This will include details of our famous racecourse…

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Hanningfield Water Treatment Works - 60th anniversary tour

Essex & Suffolk Water,Sandon Valley House, Canon Barns Road, East Hanningfield, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8BD

The Hanningfield Water Treatment Works near Chelmsford treats up to 240 million litres of water a day from Hanningfield Reservoir, supplying…

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RBS Bank, once an 18th Century Mansion House in Chelmsford High Street

The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, 26 High Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1YJ

The “Mansion House” better known to most people as the offices of the RBS bank in the High Street, are again opening their doors to the…

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Sandford Mill Industrial Museum

Sandford Mill Museum, Sandford Mill Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6NY

Sandford Mill is the former Borough of Chelmsford waterworks and is in a magical rural setting minutes away from the busy city. Originally a…

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SuperHome Open Day - Burrs Road, Clacton-on-Sea

Burrs Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 4LN

Pioneering owners of some of the UK’s most eco-friendly SuperHomes are hosting free Open Days this September. SuperHomes are older homes…

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St James the Less and St Helen’s Church, Colchester

51 Priory Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2QB

The exterior and central part of the church was designed by the acclaimed Catholic architect John Joseph Scoles. He based his exterior design,…

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St Peter’s Church

St Peter's Church, North Hill, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PG

A multi-period church with surviving medieval features. There is a wall niche at the south aisle of the church, a remnant of the medieval church…

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8 Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JN

The building was the parlour and solar wing of a Tudor merchant's house, possibly built for Roger Tymperley circa 1485, and now known as…

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180 Bishopsfield, Harlow

180 Bishopsfield, Harlow, Essex, CM18 6UT

A private residence in the award-winning Michael Neylan's development. This courtyard dwelling in Bishopsfield reflects the creative approach to…

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Harlowbury Chapel

Harlowbury Chapel, Old Road, Harlow, Essex, CM17 0HE

Harlowbury Chapel is situated in the grounds of Harlowbury Manor. The chapel was built in 1180 with brick buttressed flint walls a fine crown post…

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Old Harlow Heritage Day

St John's Arts and Recreation Centre (ARC), St John's Walk, Market Street, Harlow, Essex, cm17 0aj

St John's Arts and Recreation Centre (ARC) will be holding a special Heritage Open Day concentrating on the area of Old Harlow and the ARC. The…

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Parndon Hall

Parndon Hall, Princess Alexandra Hospital , Hamstel Road, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1QX

In the midst of Harlow New Town, at the back of the site of Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, stands Parndon Hall. The house was built in…

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The Gibberd Garden

The Gibberd Garden, Marsh Lane, Harlow, Essex, CM17 0NA

The Gibberd Garden is Grade II listed and was created by Sir Frederick Gibberd, a leading twentieth century architect and the master-planner of…

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The Secret Garden: Harlow Museum & Walled Gardens

Museum of Harlow, Muskham Road, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2LF

We will be offering a special talk about the history of the Museum, from its early days as the stables to Mark Hall Manor House, with earlier…

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Beeleigh Water and Steam Mill

Abbey Turning, off Old London Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6LL

Beeleigh Water and Steam Mill was once one of the largest flour mills in Essex. The site was abandoned after the water mill was destroyed by fire…

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Friary Walled Garden

Friary Walled Garden, Whitehorse Lane, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5FW

Often referred to as Maldon's secret garden, the Friary Walled Garden is guaranteed to surprise everyone who encounters it for the first time,…

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Maldon District Museum

47 Mill Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HX

Maldon Museum, the Museum in the Park, holds a fascinating collection reflecting the social, domestic and industrial history of Maldon and the…

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Thomas Plume’s Library

Thomas Plumes Library, Market Hill, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4PZ

Thomas Plume’s Library was founded in 1704 under the terms of the will of Dr Thomas Plume, Vicar of Greenwich and Archdeacon of Rochester, who…

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Naze Tower

Naze Tower, The Naze, Old Hall Lane, Walton on the Naze, Essex, CO14 8LE

The Naze Tower was built in 1720 by Trinity House as a Navigation Mark for ships sailing in and out of the port of Harwich. In its early days it…

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