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Barn Street, Lavenham | by dogmarten28
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Barn Street, Lavenham

A half-timbered cottage in Barn Street, Lavenham. Barn Street is one of three steeply inclined narrow streets which run southwards from the Market Square down to Water Street.


Lavenham is a well preserved medieval wool town, famed for its blue broadcloth between the 14th &16th centuries, accommodating many antique shops and tea rooms. It is noted for its 15th century church, and half-timbered medieval houses. In the medieval period it was among the 20 wealthiest settlements in England.

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Taken on May 25, 2011