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Lyddington Bede House

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Visited here recently and I can recommend it it’s a very interesting old house although there’s not... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
234garyt
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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An historical gem

By quirk of fate, Bishop Grossetete ('bighead' or 'fathead', depending on your interpretation) of... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
IanM904
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Bede House Bluecoat Lane, Lyddington LE15 9LZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely site set in beautiful surroundings. There’s a small amount of parking next to the site. We arrived via the church side and as you arrive, a stunning church greets you. We walked around the grounds and also into the church. Then the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RobinWilliamson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Combining this venue with Kirby Hall we made our way from the parking up a short walk. Word of warning, there is no dedicated car park. In fact it’s side street parking in the village. The venue has no toilets and the staff direct you...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

A splendid building full of interesting features, the lady in the reception was very knowledgeable too. Loads of early architecture and techniques to see if you are into that. It’s right next to the church which is also very nice.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Southampig
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

After a diversion due to roadworks we eventually found this beautiful building. Well worth getting lost to see. Very friendly tree in the garden too. Staff was lovely and answered any questions we had. Very peaceful place to see. I could have stayed longer.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank twinksrugby
Reviewed October 14, 2018

What a fascinating place Lyddington Bede was to visit set adjacent to the church in Lyddington village. On arrival we were greetd by a very pleasant lady who gave my wife and I a brief description of it's use in former times.as both a Bishop's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roger P
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited here recently and I can recommend it it’s a very interesting old house although there’s not very much inside but with the lovely church next door it’s well worth a visit, I cannot remember whether it’s English heritage or National Trust either way it’s...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 234garyt
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Went to Bede House and it was full of history, from the first Bishop of Lincoln to being changed into the house for bedsmen a kind of almshouse

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gary N
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Another gem steeped in history, hidden off the beaten track and worth an hour wandering around, interesting story of its use through the years, easy access from parking. Peaceful

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

By quirk of fate, Bishop Grossetete ('bighead' or 'fathead', depending on your interpretation) of Lincoln, whose home this had been in the Middle Ages, had been mentioned the previous morning on Rabbi Jonathan Sacks's series on Radio 4, looking at the (complete absence of) Morality...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IanM904
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Historical masterpiece set in a beautiful village amid the green rolling hills of Rutland. Stroll through the rooms and soak up the ancient architecture and construction skills and the different life experiences between bishops, royalty and be Des men, absolutely fascinating. An hour well spent,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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