Chelmsford is the principal settlement of the City of Chelmsford and the county town of Essex, in the East of England.
On 1 June 2012 Chelmsford was granted city status to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II.
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Council-run stately home and grounds hosting music festivals and family activities year-round.It is a stunning Grade II listed property, spectacularly restored to its former glory and situated in 574 acres of historic landscaped parkland.
is a local history museum telling the story of Chelmsford from pre-Roman times to the 1900s. Further years are in preperation.
Chelmsford Museum and the Essex Regiment Museum are located in Oaklands Park, on Moulsham Street in Chelmsford, Essex.
Chelmsford Cathedral was probably first built along with the town eight hundred years ago. It was rebuilt in the 15th and early 16th centuries, with walls of flint rubble, stone and brick and is dedicated to St Mary the Virgin, St Peter and St Cedd. It became a cathedral when the Anglican Diocese of Chelmsford was created in 1914 and is the seat of the Bishop of Chelmsford.
Open Saturdays 10am-4pm. The Museum's collection consists of objects, paper documents and photographs relating to the history of the force from 1840 to the present day. In 2005 Essex Police Museum opened to the public on a regular basis, all thanks to a £43,000 grant awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
It is one of four
public gardens run by the Royal Horticultural Society, alongside
Wisley, Harlow Carr, and Rosemoor. The hall was formerly a working
farm on a hilltop surrounded by arable land. The site was cleared
and 60 trees purchased from Wickford market a few miles away. These
trees now form the Woodland Garden.