Category Archives: East of England

92. Elizabethan House Museum – 2/9/2016

The Elizabethan House Museum – found on South Quay in Great Yarmouth – isn’t exactly what you might expect from the name. The front rooms inside the house are certainly Elizabethan, with the original property having been built in 1596 by Benjamin … Continue reading

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65. Grange Barn – 26/6/2015

Now, you’ll notice below that my only purchase at Grange Barn was a postcard. This is because when we returned from visiting nearby Paycocke’s House and Garden (see previous entry) there were vans parked along the front as deliveries were … Continue reading

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64. Paycocke’s House and Garden – 26/6/2015

The variety found in the National Trust’s property portfolio has been particularly evident in my recent visits as it’s been quite some time since I last wrote about a traditional stately home, complete with complex family tree and convoluted architectural … Continue reading

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59. Wimpole Estate – 26/4/2015

The Wimpole Estate was another property that featured as part of the ‘Inside the National Trust’ television documentary in 2014 so I was half hoping to bump into some more familiar faces as I had done at Wordsworth House in … Continue reading

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58. Anglesey Abbey, Gardens & Lode Mill – 24/4/2015

I have just returned from a weekend in Cambridgeshire where I managed to visit Anglesey Abbey and Wimpole Hall with my friends in the Dusty Jackets book group. I will cover them in order so Anglesey Abbey first; I am … Continue reading

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46. Flatford: Bridge Cottage – 30/8/2014

Now my first dilemma in writing up this visit was what to call it. The National Trust handbook includes ‘Flatford: Bridge Cottage’ in its East of England section so I settled on this; however, the guidebook available at Flatford is simply … Continue reading

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39. Melford Hall – 6/6/2014

Melford Hall is one of the NT’s late openers (1pm) so arriving early we took the opportunity to walk across Long Melford green to have a look at the very impressive Holy Trinity church. In hindsight, it would have been more … Continue reading

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