The associated Warner Textile Archive contains the second largest collection of publicly owned textiles in the UK (after the Victoria Albert Museum ).
Marvel at historic houses and gardens, such as the National Trust properties of Paycockes and Grange Barn, or the landscaped woodland walks and footpaths.
There is a shuttle bus service to single tiroler oberland Stansted Airport that runs regularly through the town also.John Ray (16271705) naturalist, born in nearby Black Notley.The Brain eventually flows into the Blackwater several miles away, near Witham.The Braintree Bocking Public Gardens are situated on the northern side of Braintree, and are close to the District Council offices on Bocking End.Service frequency is approximately once an hour during the daytime.Modern history and World War II edit Braintree played its part during World War II, providing men for battle in Britain's armed forces, but also recruiting women into the town's engineering works or munitions work at Crittalls.Culture, media and sport edit Culture edit Braintree's museum, containing displays relating to the history of the town, is named after John Ray and has a number of relatively famous patrons, including the Essex-born artist, Jennifer Walter and Lesley Killin, an influential member of Essex.Another variation can be seen in various Medieval Latin legal records, where it appears as "Branktre".There is a multiplex cinema Cineworld located alongside the Freeport designer centre on the outskirts of the town.Trains depart from Braintree station to Witham, where the Braintree Branch Line joins the Great Eastern Main Line to London Liverpool Street.Louie Spence dance expert, choreographer and television personality.
Quinn: A History of Braintree Bocking (Lavenham Press, 1981 Michael Baker: The Book of Braintree Bocking (Barracuda Books, 1981, Baron Books 1992 John Marriage: Braintree Bocking A Pictorial History (Phillimore, 1994).
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There are also various industrial centres located around the main Braintree town area, including the Springwood Industrial Estate, Park Drive Industrial Estate and Broomhills Industrial Estate off Pod's Brook Lane.The district has four delightful market towns; Braintree, Coggeshall, Halstead and, witham, each unique in their own way and worth a visit.There is a lot for families to do too.The Iron in their third season at this level achieved their highest ever season finish in 6th place and just short of a play-off position.Check out our two-day itinerary on the Braintree District, the district has four delightful market towns; Braintree, Coggeshall, Halstead and Witham, each unique in their own way and worth a visit.