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Paycockes, Colchester

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  • If you visit the quaint old country village of Coggeshall in Essex, then be sure to visit this beautiful old house. It is full of interesting artifacts & relics from bygone ages. The house itself is v...  more »
  • Paycock's house has made an indelible impression on us. It was very interesting to wander through the dark, confusing and a little mysterious rooms and learn about the colorful characters who lived here sometime. Travel on this House, together with its dragons, shutnikami and heraldic symbols, will take you back to an era of chivalry. We did not even suspect how many tragedies hidden behind the doors of this beautiful home. In addition to this home, there is still a lot of interesting, historical places, which we happily visited and this ancient village of Coggeshall just shocked us with their intriguing centuries of history. Here you can spend the day and enjoy a picnic near the Grange Barn or a very tasty lunch in the pub next to the Church.
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  • Fascinating to see such an old house and learn about its occupants' lifestyle. Knowledgeable staff. And the barn (5 mins walk away) is extraordinary. You can get a ticket for both and it's well worth ...  more »

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