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What's here at Ancient House

A history of Ancient House

A short history of the 500-year-old building in Thetford

Duleep Singh

The history of the last Maharajah of the Punjab who lived at Elveden Hall

Thomas Paine

A controversial political writer and revolutionary born in Thetford

Tudor hall

Showcasing the wealth of the Tudor building's original owner

The collectors' room

From taxidermy to stone coffins, objects with a local connection

The 1901 kitchen

A glimpse into the lives of the occupants of the Ancient House at the time of the 1901 census

Ancient householders' room

The lives of those who lived in the Ancient House

History highlights

Archeology and ephemera relating to Thetford's rich history