The House Detectives Trail

Discovering Earls ColneThe main road through Earls Colne has shops and houses in a variety of styles but, at first glance, few of them appear to be very ancient. However as the BBC documentary series House and Home' explained to its viewers In Earls Colne things are seldom what they seem" Behind later facades of brick or plaster, many buildings conceal medieval timber frames.

This is a guide to a walk [New Window] around the village which will enable you to see some of Earls Colne's History, we hope this suggested trail will help you spot the clues which tell us a building's true age.