The village of Lavenham has many fine historic houses and the Guildhall is one of them. It was first used as a meeting hall but has been a prison, workhouse, town hall and a club and meetings are still held here in the Hall on the ground floor.
Upstairs there are many interesting displays including how these beautiful oak framed building were built, how the cloth trade made Lavenham a very rich town and what farming was like during the 19th Century.
There is a small garden showing the types of plants dye was obtained from and a cafe with seating outside.
There is plenty of free parking available in the town.
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