Things to see and do - Lacock
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Lacock Travel guide
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This charming, peaceful stone and brick village has always attracted patrons from a variety of sources: first the abbey's Augustinian canonesses, followed by the Talbot family and now the National Trust. It is an extremely picturesque village with four streets laid out around a square, and has provided the film set for numerous period dramas, including Pride and Prejudice and Moll Flanders.
Tourist attractions Lacock : Things to see and do
The wide High Street leading to the abbey is lined with shops and houses of various styles, heights and designs, some of which date from the 14 and 16C.
The museum is housed in a 16C barn at the abbey gate. It is devoted to the achievements of William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877), a pioneer of modern photography, and the work of contemporary photographers.
This Perpendicular church is a "wool church" from the days of Lacock's prosperity as a wool and cloth market in the 14-17C. Distinctive features include the large pinnacled porch, the old bell tower, the early 17C mullion-windowed cottage a..