Historic Rochford
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Heritage Tapestry- Rochford Town Team
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A quaint English market town with a long history, including smugglers, coaching inns, Anne Boleyn and the Peculiar People.

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Darwin's Beagle mud dock gains Heritage Protection

Rare 19th century ship dock where Darwin's Beagle spent her final days gains heritage protection...

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Latest Projects

Rochford District 'Tapestry': Knitting Our Heritage Together

This exciting community project will create a Heritage 'Tapestry' to celebrate the last 1,000 years of history from the 14 parishes of Rochford District. The finished work will measure over 10 metres long, in about 10 separate panels. The scenes are being designed by local artists and historians, then interpreted using a wide range of techniques, including embroidery, applique, knitting and felting. If interested, email 2020tapestry@gmail.com or phone 01702 318111 to leave your details.

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Heritage Trail Grant

Following the success of the pilot Town Trail booklet, in June 2016 it was decided to prepare a bid for a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund in order to develop a Heritage Trail for Rochford.

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