Harwich- one of the Haven Port

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Places to visit in Essex

Is located on the Coast with The North Sea to the East and according to http://www.localhistories.org/harwich.html it is believed that the name Harwich means army camp. The town received its charter in 1318, becoming a significant port with a strategic position and a lot of maritime history in time. An imposing landmark is The High Lighthouse, listed as a grade 1  ancient monument built in 1818 to serve as a leading light for the port.

High Lighthouse 1818 High Lighthouse 1818

High Lighthouse 2014 High Lighthouse 2014

The picturesque Harwich is highly regarded in terms of architectural heritage, connected by smalls alleys the town’s medieval origins around 17th and 18th century that are worth visiting.

Harwich, 2014 Harwich, 2014


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