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Charlton House: Summer House restoration begins

  Work has begun to restore Charlton House’s Summer House, thanks to a donation from the World Monuments Fund. The Grade I listed Summer House, attributed to Inigo Jones, once gave panoramic views back along the River Thames to The … Continue reading

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Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust launches ‘Friends’ scheme

Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust – the body responsible for Charlton House and Charlton Assembly Room amongst other heritage assets across the borough – have launched a new Friends of Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust scheme. They say: We want to start … Continue reading

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Charlton’s Horn Fair returns this Sunday 

Charlton’s Horn Fair – banned for an excess of drunken behaviour in 1874 – is back for a second year in its new guise as a family-friendly, heritage-themed event run by Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust. Taking place at Charlton House on … Continue reading

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What’s happening at Charlton House? Local councillor Gary Parker explains

Charlton ward councillor Gary Parker has sent us a report on what he’s been up to over the past few months. We’re presenting this in two parts – the first is about his work on the board of the Royal … Continue reading

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Regenerating Charlton: What to do with the old summer house?

We’ve written before about whether Charlton needs a regeneration plan. We’ve also written about the challenges ahead for Charlton House under its new owners. There’s one place in SE7 where these two themes come neatly together. You may well recognise … Continue reading

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What’s the future for Charlton House? Get inside and take a look around this Sunday

Ever walked past Charlton House and wondered what’s inside? You’ll be able to take free tours one the capital’s best surviving Jacobean mansions this Sunday as part of the annual Open House London event. The 400-year-old Grade I-listed building features … Continue reading

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