The Old House, Rochford

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The Old House in Rochford was built in 1270, seated on South Street it's a real gem in the District's crown and a must see for everyone.
Built of a timber frame with wattle and daub panels the house really was the height of luxury in medieval England.
Rochford District Council bought the building in 1982 and using traditional methods managed to restore the house to its original glory using as much of the original materials as possible, there was even a cauldron of handmade limewash in the garden area which was used to paint the outside walls.
Groups can arrange tours with the Rochford Town Team: www.rochfordtown.com or alternatively contact the Leisure & Cultural Services team at Rochford District Council (via contact details above)

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Tour charges determined by Rochford Town Team (at time of writing, £2.50 per person).

Facilities

COVID-19 Response

  • Currently closed

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Guided tours for groups

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for individuals
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Old House is situated on South Street in Rochford with parking available a few minutes walk away in Back Lane Car Park and the Market Square

Accessible by Public Transport: Rochford station is 0.3 miles away.

The Old House

Type:Historic House

17 South Street, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1BW
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Opening Times

* Viewings arranged by appointment

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