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The Diss Heritage Triangle Trust

Heritage Open days 2017

Date: 10/07/20 | Author: Jess Jonston

There’s lots going on in Diss for National Heritage Open days! 7th – 10th September 2017

Many buildings will be open to the public to come and discover more about their history.  Including 23 St Nicholas Street, locally known as Tudor House,a 15th century timber-framed building with excellent examples of decorative timber framing.  Designer Makers 21 – An early 19th century shop, with late 19th century shop front.  Diss Iron works which includes a 17th century rear, once a dwelling, that shows very good timbering including ovolo mullioned windows.

Diss Museum has special displays and Francis Cupiss Printers, one of Diss’ oldest firms will open its doors to give visitors a presentation of the firm’s history from 1830 including the production of horse medicine and the progression to printing. Visitors can also use the firm’s historic printing presses to print a souvenir of their visit.

If you haven’t already done so, come and explore the Corn Hall, a Greek Revival corn trading building dating from 1854 which has recently undergone extensive refurbishment. Find out more about its history and the local area with new heritage displays and objects from Diss Museum on Tour. Take a virtual trip back in time via the Corn Hall’s heritage research zone computers – free for public use – and delve into the new Heritage Triangle website. There’s lot’s to discover!

Whilst visiting the Triangle search shop windows for old fashioned camera style ‘peepshows’ which bring the history of the buildings to life using objects from Diss Museum collection and old photographs.

Check out our events page for more information on events in the Heritage Triangle and Heritage Open Days for other events in the local area.


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