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Marks Tey

National Rail | station code MKT

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Marks Tey is the junction for the branch line to Sudbury.

Coggeshall by bus

The historic town of Coggeshall has many picturesque timber-framed buildings including Paycocke's House (see below).
Bus X20 from near station to Coggeshall, Market Hill (or the next stop, near Paycocke's House). 14 minutes journey, M-S hourly, Sun every 2 hours. Operated by First.

Paycocke's House and Garden NT by bus

The carved half-timbered house of a wealthy Tudor cloth merchant, Thomas Paycocke. The house suffered a riches to rags decline but was restored in Edwardian times. Cottage garden. Coffee shop.
Open Apr-Oct, MFSSu (Daily in Aug) 1100-1600, House by booked guided tour, see website.
Bus to Coggeshall, see above.

Grange Barn NT by bus then ½ mile

A 13th century monastic barn with a cathedral-like interior, it is one of Europe's oldest timber-framed buildings. The barn contains an exhibition of local woodcarving, tools and a collection of agricultural carts. The website has a town walk to download.
Open Aug, Sun 1100-1530. See website for other dates.
Bus to Coggeshall, see above, then ½ mile walk.

Coggeshall Museum by bus

The history of the town and Coggeshall Abbey. Displays and exhibits cover local crafts and industries including weaving, lace making, wood carving and brick making.
Open Apr-Oct, Sun 1415-1645.
Bus to Coggeshall, see above.

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