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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Royal Hospital School

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 26, 2017 with 0 replies and 13 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Royal Hospital School Royal Hospital School, HolbrookCreated by royal charter in 1694, the Royal Hospital School moved from Queen’s House, Greenwich(now the national Maritime Museum) in 1933 to a newly built campus in Holbrook. With views of the River Stour and set in 200 acres, it is now a successful day and boarding school.Leave town via Wherstead Rd to Bourne Bridge. Turn left onto The Strand (B1456)....

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Martlesham Heath Control Tower

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 26, 2017 with 0 replies and 12 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Martlesham Heath Control TowerMartlesham Heath Control TowerThe Control Tower museum tells the history of one of the country’s most important airfields between 1917 and 1969. Our Open Day this year is Sunday 10th September and there will be lots of extra attractions andspecial displays together with a Spitfire giving a flying display.The museum is located at the rear of Parkers Place, off Eagle Way,...

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Holywells Park

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 26, 2017 with 0 replies and 9 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Holywells ParkHolywells Park Stable BlockCollect a fact sheet from the Stable Block and explore the site of Cobbold’s Holywells House, the stable blockand conservatory. See the restoration work carried out and discover the ice house, uncovered during restoration. Refreshments are available at the cafe.Parking at Orwell Quay (Anchor St) or Duke St.Use the park's Myrtle Rd entranceSaturday 1.45pm Ipswich...

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Suffolk Records Office

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 26, 2017 with 0 replies and 12 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Suffolk Records OfficeSuffolk Records Office,Gatacre RoadSituated in the historic Bramford Road School and opened by Princess Diana in 1990. Visitors will be able to view plans for the new Suffolk Record Office building, The hold, an exciting new heritage centre, located beside the Ipswich Waterfront. The hold should open its doors in time for the 900thanniversary of our oldest document in 2019!Saturday...

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Castle Hill Community Centre

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 26, 2017 with 0 replies and 11 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Castle Hill Community CentreCastle Hill Community Centre, Highfield RoadOriginally an eight bedroom gentleman’s residence, built in 1893 by Henry Orford on the site of a roman villa. The house was gifted to East Suffolk county council in 1947 by the farmer George Jennings who had brought the property in 1911 from the Orford’s estate. The house has been many things to manypeople over the years including a...

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Broomhill Library

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 26, 2017 with 0 replies and 8 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Broomhill LibraryBroomhill Library, Sherrington Road Awarded a grade II listing in November 2012. The unique group value of the ‘Broomhill twins’ further strengthens the 70 year bond between the library (built 1942) and Broomhill Pool (built 1938).Both designed by County Borough of Ipswich engineer, E. Mclauchlan. Built as a WW2 bomb-proof decontamination unit and public shelter, it was converted for a more...

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Broomhill Lido

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 26, 2017 with 0 replies and 12 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Broomhill LidoBroomhill Swimming Pool, Sherrington RoadOne of 14 grade II listed lidos left in England. The lido operated for 64 years before closure in 2002.The pool has the last Wicksteed diving stage in the country. Fusion Lifestyle’s Heritage Lottery Fund bid was successful, securing a stage 1 development grant of £180,000. The project plan includes a fitness suite, terrace café and heritage rooms, and...

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Gippeswyk Hall

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 25, 2017 with 0 replies and 10 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Gippeswyk HallGippeswyk Hall, (Red Rose Chain) The Avenue TheatreThe Heritage Lottery Fund supported the Red Rose Chain in their quest for a new venue behind thegrade II* listed Tudor Gippeswyk Hall. Inspired by the sort of barn structure which might have once stood there, creating a new purpose as a leading inclusive arts and heritage venue. Tours throughout the day with afternoon tea available from the...

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: St Peters Church

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 25, 2017 with 0 replies and 8 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: St Peters ChurchSt Peter’s Church,College StreetWith historical displays about the church from the 12th century to the present day and home to the Ipswich Charter Hangings, depicting Ipswich through the ages.St Peter’s also houses a rare Tournai marble font, a magnificent East Window and many architectural features. Information about the building, parish and town will be on display with additional information...

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: St Mary-at-Stoke Church

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 25, 2017 with 0 replies and 9 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: St Mary-at-Stoke ChurchSt Mary-at-Stoke Church,Stoke StreetParts of this lovely medieval Ipswich church date from the 14th century, which, until the railway arrived in the parish in 1846, served the small hamlet of Stoke, with its single aisle box pews offering 100 seats.With the great increase in parish population a large extension was designed by William Butterfield, aninternationally acclaimed architect...

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Quay Place

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 25, 2017 with 0 replies and 8 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Quay PlaceQuay Place,St-Mary-at-the-QuayThe award winning former St Mary at the Quay, church is now a ‘wellbeing centre’ for Suffolk MIND.There will be a Merchant Adventurers heritage dressing up box and photo booth, a knot and rope display telling the story of rope walks and the evolving knots used in building, agriculture and maritime life. A play table to encourage storytelling about the wharfs and quays...

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Sailing Barge Victor

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 25, 2017 with 0 replies and 10 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Sailing Barge VictorSailing Barge Victor,Common QuayBuilt in 1895 in Ipswich, this is one of the oldest working Thames Sailing Barges. Commissioned forwork in the linseed trade, SB Victor worked in general cargo from the 1930s. During the War shesurvived a bomb blast and since then has had a varied career including as a strip club and a houseboat.Restored to her traditional 19th century rig. Access to...

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Old Custom House

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 25, 2017 with 0 replies and 10 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Old Custom HouseOld Custom House,Key StreetBuilt 1844/5 by architect John Medland Clark using a polychromic technique of red brick with white brick quoins. The ground floor included a bonded warehouse which has been converted into the Waterfront Conference Centre. Staffed by Ipswich Maritime Trust. ground floor open only.Saturday and Sunday10am-4pmIpswich Society Heritage Open Days Download Ipswich...

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Isaac Lord

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 25, 2017 with 0 replies and 17 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: Isaac LordIsaac Lord (Machine Room and the Brewery), Wherry Quay A series of grade I and grade II listed buildings, a late 15th – 16th century merchant’s house with warehouses, it is now a waterside venue and coffee tavern. The Malt kiln is a rare example of an 18th century hand malting concern. The Machine room has been restored and the brewery is an excellent example of local craftsmanship. Isaac’s (coffee...

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    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: St Clements Church

    by Ipswich in Ipswich Heritage Open DaysAug 25, 2017 with 0 replies and 9 views.

    Ipswich Heritage Open Days: St Clements ChurchSt Clement’s Church,St Clement’s Church LaneBuilt mainly in the 14th and early 15th centuries, this handsome church was known as the ‘sailors church’. The walls and the elegant tower reveal the attractions of dark knapped flintwork. The roof was refurbished after a fire in 1996. now developing as an arts centre.Saturday 9am-5pmIpswich Society Heritage Open Days Download Ipswich Heritage...

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