Layer Marney Tower
- Layer Marney Tower |
- Tour |
- Thursday, 5 May 2011 - 11:00
Built by Henry, 1st Lord Marley, Henry VIII’s Lord Privy Seal, Layer Marney Tower is one of the best examples of a Tudor Gatehouse and commands panoramic views from the River Blackwater and beyond. The visit will begin with tea, coffee, and cakes before a guided tour begins of the Tower. Layer Marney, which is a Grade 1 listed red-brick Tudor Gatehouse, is decorated with Italianate terracotta. A light lunch will be served at 1.00 pm and a visit to the church and gardens will follow. The church is home to many Marmey family monuments.
Layer Marney Colchester Essex CO5 9US