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Wonderful impressive restoration of 1000yr old tithe barn.

Superb intoduction by friendly enthusiastic guide. Interesting to learn of norman french influence... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Digbyroberts14
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Interesting place

An interesting old barn which is well presented inside, some interesting information and very... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
92glennw
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Burntwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Well worth the walk here after visiting Paycocks house, interesting to read the history of what it was, how it detorated, how is was rebuilt.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth526
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Superb intoduction by friendly enthusiastic guide. Interesting to learn of norman french influence on traditional building techniques. Great space take your time its unique.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Digbyroberts14
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We attended a preformance og a play here one evening and thoroughly enjoyed it. The barn is a wonderful building draped in much agricultural history and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Helene H
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Let's be honest, for all of the attractions in Essex, the National Trust doesn't really have a great deal to offer. However, this is a great testament to the efforts made to restore this interesting and comparatively rare building, plus there is information inside about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We were not very excited about visiting Grange Barn, based on the description in the National Trust handbook, but were mesmerised when we walked inside the barn, amazed by its scale and charmed by its oak pillars. Standing in the barn it was easy to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

It's a stunning building. After visiting we did the hour walk from the barn to Paycocke's House. Just ask the guide on the desk.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

An interesting old barn which is well presented inside, some interesting information and very enthusiastic staff. The additional woodworking museum is also interesting. The admission price is a bit high if you haven’t got a national trust membership

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 92glennw
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Good place to park and wander around the village. Loos are clean. Staff are helpful and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jomuckle66
Reviewed 20 July 2018

A large and medieval looking barn on the outskirts of this very attractive village, it was originally used to store the tithe of the nearby monastery and dates from around the 2th century, I believe. Owned by a local farmer for many years, it fell...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Blackth0rn
Reviewed 17 July 2018

While this is a notable medieval building with few parallels it is perhaps lacking in general appeal. It is a large empty barn and there is little to excite the imagination. I found it irritating that a joint ticket for the barn and Paycocke’s House...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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