Ancestors lost in the crowd?
New to family history research?
Perhaps these articles on our website may help:
Census 1841 - 1911
Birth, Death and Marriage Registration
The London Gazette
Places to visit in Essex
- Little Coggeshall
- Postcode: CO6 1RE
- Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Photograph by kind permission of Robert Edwards,
contributor to the Geograph Project
This barn, early C13 origin and rebuilt in C14, is cared for by the National Trust. It is an impressive size at over 130 feet long. It is timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red plain tiles, and has six bays, aisles and two porches. The barn was originally associated with the Cistercian, Coggeshall Abbey. There is an exhibition of farm carts.
Visiting information may be found on the National Trust website linked above.
A detailed report on the architecture of the building can be found on English Heritage website.
Other useful information on the Coggeshall Grange Barn website edited by volunteers and friends of the Barn.