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Thaxted Church Of St. John, Essex


  • Located in Thaxted, Essex, East of England, England
  • Thaxted Church Of St.John, Watling Street, Thaxted, Essex , CM6 2PE
  • Telephone: 01371 830221
  • Thaxted is a small Essex town with a recorded history which pre-dates the Domesday Book
  • Thaxted Church of St. John is located close to John Webb's Windmill and Thaxted Guildhall
  • The church was built between 1340 and 1510 in the form of a cathedral
  • Described as the Cathedral Of Essex, this huge stone building is 183 feet long and 87 feet wide. It has the only medieval spire in the country
  • Standing on a hill and dominating the town, its tower and spire are visible from miles away
  • There is some ancient stained glass in the church, including one representing Adam and Eve
  • There are two organs, the larger was built in 1820 and the other in 1952

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www.thaxted.co.uk
Thaxted Church Of St. John, Essex


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Thaxted Guildhall, Essex

Located in Thaxted, Essex, East of England, England

Less than a mile away.

Thaxted Guildhall was built by the guild of Cutlers in 1390 long before Thaxted Church Of St. John was finished and was used as their head quarters. The open plan ground floor was designed as a meeting and trading place...

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John Webb's Windmill, Essex

Located in Thaxted, Essex, East of England, England

Less than a mile away.

John Webb's Windmill is a grade 11 listed tower mill which was built in 1804 to provide flour for the increasing demand from London as well as locally. John Webb was the owner of the agricultural land on which the mill w...

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St. Mary's, Chickney, Essex

Located in Chickney, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 2.9 miles away.

This pre-Conquest Saxon church is located in a remote location with over 1000 years of history and is recorded in the Domesday Book. The Saxon chancel was extended during the reign of Henry 111 and the tower with its pyr...

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The Swan Hotel, Thaxted
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 21; Rates: 39 - 179 Per Night

After a 300,000 refurbishment, this traditional old coaching inn has a new look and new facilities, including free Wi-Fi, free parking, a new bar, renovated rooms and a brand new restaurant...

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Whitehall Hotel, Nr Stansted
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Approximately 3.0 miles away.

Total Rooms: 26; Rates: 55 - 109 Per Night

Just 10 minutes from Stansted Airport via its own shuttle bus, Whitehall Hotel is a superbly restored Elizabethan manor house with free car parking - ideal for airport departures...

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Roslyns, Stansted
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Approximately 4.2 miles away.

Total Rooms: 3; Rates: 65 - 95 Per Night

Set in the heart of Little Easton, a couple of miles from the thriving market town of Great Dunmow, Roslyns is surrounded by beautiful countryside as well as being convenient for Stansted Airport, London and Cambridge...

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