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A walk around the town reveals a wealth of lovely 19th-century buildings and a fine 16th-century guildhall. Chippenhall Hall, now a gracious country hotel, is a heavily beamed listed Tudor building, a house of this site was originally mentioned in the Doomsday Book. Other buildings of note include the Priory of St.Peter, founded as a Benedictine Monastery in 1066 and beautiful Linden House, dating 16th-century. Interestingly, Linden House was one of the setting for Agatha Christie's Miss Marple.
In its tranquil setting on the River Dove, Eye offers a peaceful harmonious place where the visitor can unwind, relax and throw away the cares of modern life. It is surrounded by a patchwork of villages which include Southwold, Walberwick, Alderborough, Orford and Dunwich. It is with easy driving distance of Diss where you will find a beautiful mere, a haven for wildfowl. Also close-by is Billingford Mill and Bomb Group 100th Museum.
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Fig Tree Cottage
Eye, Suffolk, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
Eye, Suffolk, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Eye, Suffolk, England (1.4 miles, 2.3 km, direction NE)
The Oaksmere Hotel
Eye, Suffolk, England (1.8 miles, 2.8 km, direction N)
Occold, Suffolk, England (2.4 miles, 3.9 km, direction S)
The Old Cow Shed
Occold, Suffolk, England (2.5 miles, 4.0 km, direction S)
Occold, Suffolk, England (2.5 miles, 4.0 km, direction SE)
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Random England fact:
J R R Tolkien, author of 'The Hobbit' and 'Lord of the Rings', spent his childhood in the village of Sarehole, Birmingham. The tiny village is said to have been the model for the Shire, home of Bilbo Baggins in the book The Hobbit.
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