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Cressing Temple, Braintree

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Cressing Temple is an ancient monument situated between Witham and Braintree in Essex, close to the villages of Cressing and White Notley. It was amongst the very earliest and largest of the possessions of the Knights Templar in England, and is currently open to the public as a visitor site. It is the location of three Grade I listed Medieval barns, one of which is the oldest standing timber-framed barn in the world.
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  • The vistors centre was excellent!!! I was met by a young lady called Jocelyn who could not have been more helpful!!! she showed me round the gift shop that was stocked with a great selection of...  more »
  • Visited on a rainy day with my three children. Some doors locked but still a pleasure to walk around walled garden and two of the barns plus the court room, an old stable that still smelled of...  more »
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  • Fab barns, grounds and gardens. Nice information and museum pieces as you walk around. Great place for a walk and a picnic. Free to get in if no events on. Nice looking cafe, if not the cheapest. Very friendly staff. Suitable for kids.
  • Visited for the food fair. Lots of tasty stuff to try. Barns are fairly impressive too, however not sure how interesting they'd be without the food to try. Worth a visit if you're local.

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