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Thaxted Guildhall, Essex


  • Located in Thaxted, Essex, East of England, England
  • Thaxted Guildhall, Town Street, Thaxted, Essex, CM6 2RE
  • Telephone: 01371 831281
  • 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 for Thaxted
  • The decline of the cutlery industry by 1556 led to the Guildhall falling into disrepair. The building was used as a grammar school in the seventeenth Century
  • Today the building is used to house the Parish Council and also for fetes, antiques fairs and craft exhibitions
  • There is also a small museum and a permanent display of old photographs and objects relating to the history of Thaxted
  • Also, visit nearby John Webb's Windmill

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www.thaxted.co.uk
Thaxted Guildhall, Essex


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Thaxted Church Of St. John, Essex

Located in Thaxted, Essex, East of England, England

Less than a mile away.

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 1...

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John Webb's Windmill, Essex

Located in Thaxted, Essex, East of England, England

Less than a mile away.

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St. Mary's, Chickney, Essex

Located in Chickney, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 2.9 miles away.

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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

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Roslyns, Stansted
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Approximately 4.2 miles away.

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

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