Located some six miles south of Ipswich the Tattingstone Wonder was originally two cottages. In 1790 Edward White,[a] the local squire, did not like his view of the cottages from Tattingstone Place. He decided to add a third cottage and finished them to look like a church by adding a fake tower and flint façade. It has become a famous Suffolk landmark.[failed verification]
- English Heritage gives the name of the squire as Thomas White.
- English Heritage Staff (2015) (2015). "The Tattingstone Wonder, Tattingstone". English Heritage. Retrieved 2015-05-24.
- Le Vey, Benedict (2005). Eccentric Britain: The Bradt Guide to Britain's Follies and Foibles. Bradt Travel Guides. ISBN 1841621226.
- Halliday, Robert (2013). Suffolk Strange But True. The History Press. ISBN 0750953330.
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