Mistley
  • Mistley
  • Mistley Towers
  • Mistley Towers

About

Small riverside town, noted for its swans. In the 18th C. plans were developed to turn Mistley into a saltwater spa. Two reminders from this failed scheme, are the swan fountain and Mistley Towers - Robert Adam's twin neoclassical structures. The Thorn Hotel has connections with Matthew Hopkins, the 17th C. Witchfinder General.

The eastern tower of the Mistley Towers was originally the chancel of the church and inside you can still see its painted commandment boards and a painted representation of the Holy Trinity on the ceiling. The western tower is identical internally, though without the painted decoration.

TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Mistley is accessible via the A137 and the B1352.

Public Transport Directions

Mistley tain station has direct links to Colchester and London Liverpool Street.

Mistley

Type:Town

New Road, Mistley, MANNINGTREE, Essex, CO11 1ER
Close window

Call direct on:

Tel01255 686633

What's Nearby

  1. 0.06 miles away
  2. This is a rare example of Robert Adam's ecclesiastical work. Originally it was a parish…

    0.35 miles away
  3. Dedham Art & Craft Centre is housed in a converted church in this popular village. The…

    3.69 miles away
  4. 20 acres of professionally designed gardens within woodland destroyed by the 1987…

    4.72 miles away
  1. Covering 6 acres, these beautiful gardens and nursery were created by award-winning…

    5.83 miles away
  2. Colchester's premier events venue featuring comedians, bands, orchestras, dance,…

    8.08 miles away
  3. The jewel in Colchester’s crown - an award-winning oasis of horticultural splendour…

    8.3 miles away
  4. An important part of Colchester's rich history with three centuries of fascinating toys,…

    8.31 miles away
  5. A small nature reserve of approx 2 acres with a small pond. Used by local groups, schools…

    8.33 miles away
  6. *Following the recent UK government announcement, we will be temporarily closing the…

    8.34 miles away
  7. Colchester Castle is the largest Norman Keep in Europe. Constructed on the foundations of…

    8.37 miles away
  8. Roman Wall/Guard Room/Triumphal Arch

    Colchester's Roman Wall is the oldest and longest surviving town wall in Britain.

    8.42 miles away
  9. Roman Theatre

    The theatre mentioned in Tacitus' account of the Boudican attack on Colchester was…

    8.43 miles away
  10. Natural History Museum

    Discover and interesting 'hands-on' perspective on the local natural environment from the…

    8.43 miles away
  11. Dovercourt is a peaceful family resort with gentle shelving sand and shingle beaches. A…

    8.53 miles away
  12. The Town Hall is a superb example of Edwardian Architecture built in 1902 with…

    8.56 miles away
  13. Dating from the 15th century this fine flint flushwork gatehouse just off St John's Green…

    8.6 miles away
  14. Located just north of the High Street and includes: Maidenburgh Street, West Stockwell…

    8.61 miles away
  15. Colchester Roman Circus Centre

    The site of the Colchester Roman circus (chariot-racing arena) was discovered in 2004. It…

    8.82 miles away
  16. Roman Church

    Dating from the 4th century AD the foundations of this church near the Police Station…

    8.84 miles away
Previous Next

Don't Miss

Don't Miss