Category Archives: London

102. Rainham Hall – 30/10/2016

On my travels so far, I have come across several properties that, although owned by the Trust for some time, have only recently been opened more widely having been brought back into the public domain from the hands of tenants. … Continue reading

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63. Morden Hall Park – 19/6/2015

Morden Hall Park should never really have been on my list as it is mapped as a Coast & Countryside site in the NT handbook. However, it is one the few Coast & Countryside locations to have its own entry … Continue reading

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56. Red House – 14/12/2014

It’s that time of year again. My visits inevitably dwindle away at this time as a lot of houses close their doors for the winter and others turn themselves into John Lewis shop windows with all their Christmas decorations. I … Continue reading

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40. Osterley Park & House – 20/6/2014

Even with the nifty little satnav that I bought when I started this challenge, finding Osterley Park was far from straightforward. The NT handbook helpfully informs you what postcode you should enter into satnavs, but my little machine then asked … Continue reading

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21. Sutton House – 8/11/2013

Sutton House is listed in the NT handbook as Sutton House and Breakers Yard and the second half of this description certainly got my attention when I was planning this visit. However, I have to admit that it was only … Continue reading

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4. Carlyle’s House – 27/7/2013

OK, how has this happened? For the third visit in succession, I’ve found myself in the house of a writer called Thomas! This time, though, it was Thomas Carlyle and not Hardy. I didn’t know a lot about Carlyle before … Continue reading

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