Blackfriars, Foundation Street, Ipswich, Suffolk
With its remains of local septarian stone walls, this was the site of the Dominican Friars, an extensive set of buildings that included the largest church in Ipswich, with cloister and refectory. There will be geologists on site to show you the septaria.
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The Ipswich Institute, The Admirals House, 13-15 Tower Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3BE
Probably built in the reign of Charles II (1660-1685) with a later Georgian front. The interior is a mix of architectural styles. Once the home of Admiral Benjamin Page, visited by Wellington in 1820, it houses the Institute members' restaurant, coffee lounge and lecture room.
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Christchurch Mansion, Soane Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 2BE
A 16th Century Mansion with rooms furnished from Tudor to Victorian periods.
"A peep into the past" is a short free tour. Come along and talk to the knowledgeable guides about the house and the collections. The Visitor Team will be in costume between 10am - 4pm interpreting some of the characters whose portraits are on display.
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