Visit Maldon - Maldon Heritage Open Days
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Maldon Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days is a National celebration of England's cultural and architectural heritage and includes free admission to buildings, or parts of buildings, which are otherwise not open to the public or that normally charge an entry fee. The Maldon District Open Days event is taking place during 13th to 22nd September 2019.

Not all events are on all of the days so please check the full details..

All Aboard the Steam Tug Brent
12 The Hythe, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HN
Come aboard Brent, the last surviving steam vessel of the Port of London Authority's fleet and learn all about her fascinating history.
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All Saints’ Church
High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4QE
While away an hour or two and learn more about Maldon’s history. Open all year, the church is well worth a visit.
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens
Beeleigh Abbey Gardens, Abbey Turning, Off Old London Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6LL
Enjoy 3 acres of secluded gardens in a rural historic setting (Note: the abbey will not be open). Meet head gardener, Chris Cork and enjoy a brief lay introduction to the history of Beeleigh Abbey by the Chairman of the Maldon Society, Judy Lea. .
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Beeleigh Water and Steam Mill
Abbey Turning, off Old London Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6LL
Beeleigh Water and Steam Mill contains a unique Elephant Boiler, Wentworth Beam Engine and Victorian Milling Hurst..
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Friary Walled Garden
Friary Walled Garden, Whitehorse Lane, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5FW
The Friary Walled Garden is an old garden laid out in Georgian style with box hedging lining the footpaths. Contains many old apple and pear trees, beautiful roses, clematis and numerous other flowering plants with a pond and gravel garden.
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Ivor’s Vision: St Mary’s, Mundon, Essex
St Mary's Church, Vicarage Lane, Mundon, Maldon, Essex CM9 6PA
A touch of the Baroque min a simple village church
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Leech Memorial Garden
Prospect, Dykes Chase, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6HP N
Enjoy a guided tour of the lovely Leech Memorial Garden and hear about its place in Maldon's history.
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Maldon District Museum
47 Mill Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HX
A delightful Museum located in the Promenade Park in the old Park Keeper's house. The Museum, mostly set out in room settings shows an eclectic selection of artefacts relating to Maldon and the surrounding district.
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Maldon Little Ship Club
Maldon Little Ship Club, The Hythe, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HN
The purpose and power of sailing people created the Maldon Little Ship Club from the Old Smithy, used by East Coast barge shipsmiths in the 1800s on the Hythe, the centre of centuries of commerce and now the living legacy of maritime Maldon.
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Maldon Quaker Meeting House
Maldon Quaker Meeting House, Butt Lane, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HD
There will be an exhibition about Quakers' active involvement in social and political change (Eric Baker, co-founder of Amnesty International is buried here) as well as art and craft work inspired by faith.
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Museum of Power - Heritage Weekend
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6QA
Housed in a former Water Pumping Station, the Museum contains a fascinating collection which ranges from a working overhead machine shop to a petrol powered iron. The jewel in our crown is the 'Lilleshall' triple expansion steam engine.
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Salt, Water and Beer Shanty Singers
Maldon Town Council, Market Hill, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4RL
Enjoy an afternoon of music and traditional singing with the Salt, Water and Beer Shanty Singers a Heritage sites in and around Maldon from 2pm. Audience participation welcome
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St Giles Leper Hospital Remains
St Giles Leper Hospital Remains
The remains of an ancient leper hospital founded, it is said, in 1164 by Henry II, St Giles is a unique survival of only ten medieval hospitals recorded in Essex and is of national importance. Not normally open to the general public, stewards will be on hand to explain the significance of the monument..
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The Maeldune Heritage Centre
St Peter's Tower, Market Hill, Maldon , Essex, CM9 4PZ
Heritage Centre, Art Gallery with regular changing exhibitions by local artists, local crafts gift shop.
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The Moot Hall, Maldon
Moot Hall, High Street , Maldon, Essex, CM9 5PF
Medieval Brick Tower with rare brick newel staircase. Court Room, Council Chamber, Prison Yard and 360 degree panoramic views over the River Blackwater from the roof. Stewards will be on every floor to explain the features & history of the building.
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Thomas Plume’s Library
Thomas Plumes Library, Market Hill, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4PZ
There will be an Exhibition in the Library and 'Tea in the Garden' with a book stall and raffle.
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United Reformed Church Maldon
Market Hill, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4PZ
Find out about the Church history and the 'life of Alfred Sadd', a missionary In the Gilbert Islands, who was sadly beheaded by the Japanese in WW2. He was a member of the church and of the Sadd family and his bravery exceptional.
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Heritage Open Days 2019

Heritage Open Days is a National celebration of England's cultural and architectural heritage and includes free admission to buildings, or parts of buildings, which are otherwise not open to the public or that normally charge an entry fee. The Maldon District Open Days event is taking place during 13th to 22nd September 2019.

Click here for full details