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“A brilliant piece of often overlooked history”

Unitarian Meeting House
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
“A brilliant piece of often overlooked history”
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Overshadowed by the equally historically important Willis Building, the 17th century meeting house looks a little incongruously placed, however, it was here first so should be the natural shining light in the area.
It's a wonderful piece of architecture pre-dating the Georgian Era, but with many similarities, not least the wonderful symmetry. It's open during the summer on Tues, Thurs and Sat afternoons for free, so take time out of a shop to enter the cool, peaceful interior. You don't have to be religious (I'm not!). It's great to visit somewhere that has been in the locality for centuries, but often overlooked.

Visited January 2014
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English first
Colchester, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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“A jaw dropping building”
Reviewed 22 December 2012

Visited one heritage weekend. Although I had passed the building literally hundreds of times I had never been inside. It is absolutely beautiful and very well worth a visit.

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Felixstowe
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“place of worship”
Reviewed 15 June 2012

basic premises of historical significance, in keeping with it's purpose

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Ipswich
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“A Christmas treat”
Reviewed 30 April 2012

What a lovely venue for a good old Christmas Carol Service.

You can imagine the Peasants and local near-do-wells being ordered by the local Squire to fill these ancient seats, in times long ago.

An excellently preserved old building, still in regular use

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