Royal Gunpowder Mills.
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St Peter's Chapel.
Chapel built in 654 by St Cedd from Roman bricks. Situated under the large skies and beautiful expanse of the Essex Marshes.
Norman keep built c.1140. With a magnificent Banqueting Hall and beautiful grounds.
Easton Lodge Gardens.
A beautiful, romantic and magical 23-acre garden.
Colchester Castle and Musuem.
Step into 2000 years of history.
Two imposing towers which are the remains of a Robert Adams' church.
Ruined castle with fine views of the Thames estuary.
Vast artillery fort protecting the River Thames approach to London.
Grand house once owned by Charles II.
Prior's Hall Barn.
Impressive medieval barn.
13th-century monastic barn.
Historic site including two fine Templar barns.
c.1500 merchant's house.
St. Botolph's Priory.
Remains of Augustinian priory.
Gardens and Arboretum.
Picturesque water mill owned by the National Trust.
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