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Interesting

Very interesting remnants of a Robert Adam church, outstanding in the landscape, well kept, key for... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
N9171FYroys
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Unusual ruins

One of many English heritage properties that are free. There is a lot of historical interest linked... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Samantha K
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Mistley CO11 1HB, England
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Very interesting remnants of a Robert Adam church, outstanding in the landscape, well kept, key for one tower from Mistletoe Thorn Hotel

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

One of many English heritage properties that are free. There is a lot of historical interest linked to these towers. Obtain a key from the local pub to view the rare wall paintings

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

The twin towers of Mistley were once a part of a very fancy church and from what I understand someone was not happy with it and had parts removed.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The towers are the remains of a Georgian church designed by Robert Adam. The church was demolished leaving the 2 towers. The graveyard surrounding them is neat and tidy. Check the English Heritage site for information and access times to the inside. We picked the...More

Thank 1147GG
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Take 5 minutes to see the Mistley Towers. Grand, but meaningless. 2 minutes away is church of St. Mary's and St. Michael's. Definitely worth a visit. Beautiful ornate and welcoming. Interestingly, it hosts both Anglican and Catholic services. Skip the Towers and visit the local...More

Thank MeDC65
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

A nice bit of architecture to take you by surprise, but truthfully not a lot to see.worth making a stop on you riverside walk

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Reviewed 20 May 2017

What a disappointment so much grandeur for not much There needs to be a detailed synopsis about what these towers were for so people can get a sense of their relevence.

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

Just getting in to trip advisor so review number two....visited Mistley recently and the towers. Although an interesting story, limited things to see, but the local tea house round the corner holds a key so you can get inside which makes it a bit more...More

Thank DIAMONDDIVA2
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great spot in Essex. Towers are a good attraction and the river stour is beautiful along here. Get your walking boots on and enjoy

Thank SJBaked
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

lovely walk ending in Mistley Towers Strange that they left the two towers but took the middle bit of the church because they built a new one. Interesting will look up more of the history regarding this. Lovely walk along the Mistley Walls seeing the...More

Thank lisa-brown01
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