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KELVEDON VIA COGGESHALL JUN2018

Sat 16 June 2018  - 8 miles - ATTRACTIVE VILLAGES OF ESSEX - KELVEDON VIA COGGESHALL CIRCULAR - Leader: Kay

Flat walk at moderate pace with extensive views across the landscape of the Blackwater Valley. Medieval Churches, beautiful old buildings including the opportunity to visit during extended lunch break in Coggeshall, a monastic barn and Paycocke's Tudor House and garden, occupied by a wealthy merchant.

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A surprise cold shower when a hidden overhead irrigation struck!

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Foxgloves growing at the side of Paycocke’s House

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Paycocke House in Coggleshall

 

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Group photo in front of Grange Barn purportedly the largest 13th century barn in Europe

 

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Feering All Saints church

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Feering All Saints church and tower

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Track through a wheat field

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Abbey building

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Bee at work

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Banded demoiselle damselfly. There were a large number of these seen on the way back to Kelvedon station

 

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A return amble along the Blackwater

 

Photos: Kleo, Sharyn, Ruth

Sunday, July 22, 2018