Lavenham Guildhall is properly know as the Guildhall of Corpus Christi and is one of the finest timber-framed buildings in England. The building dates from around 1530 built on the back of the boom of the cloth industry in the early 16th Century.
At the Guildhall you will find displays about Lavenham’s history and characters who have shaped the history of this impressive building, owned by the National Trust.
Built as a meeting hall for a wealthy Catholic guild, over the centuries it has had various uses, including a prison and workhouse.
Lavenham timeline in the cellar and early 18th century Newsham fire engine.
For additional information about admission, opening hours, access, facilities and learning opportunities, please visit the museum website.
Lavenham Guildhall Museum
Tel: 01787 247646 (National Trust).