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Eltham Palace  England 
ELT-um
Eltham, London, England

Circa Date: medieval core w/1930s rebuild

Status: Partially Extant

Special Info / Location/ Date

Special Info
Phonetic Pronunciation of House Name
ELT-um

Location
Country
England
District Today
London
 Historic County
Kent
 City / Town / Village
Eltham
 Latitude
51.506325
 Longitude
-0.127144

Date
Start Date
Completion Date
Circa Date
medieval core w/1930s rebuild
Images

Architects

There are no architects associated with this house.
Extant / Listed / References

Extant
Extant Type
Partially Extant
Extant Details

Listed
House Listed As 
Unknown
Gardens Listed As  
Unknown
Country House:  Yes

References
Vitruvius Britannicus
Vitruvius Scoticus
J.B. Burke (Burke's Visitation of Seats)
Country Life
LXXXI, 534, 568 plan, 594 plan. 1937. CXXXVII, 1342. 1965. CLXI, 1412. 1977.
J.P. Neale (Neale's Views of Seats)
Access / Ownership / Seat

Access
Open to Public Please note: Houses listed as being open "By Appointment" are usually country house hotels, B&Bs, or schools.
Yes
Historic Houses Association Member
Phone Number If calling from the U.S., delete the first "0" in British numbers.
02082-942-548
Fax Number
Email
Website
Awards

Current Ownership
Current Ownership Type
English Heritage
Primary Current Ownership Use
Visitor Attraction
Current Ownership Use / Details

Seat ("Seat" is loosely defined as any family that occupied the house for a period of 2 years or more)
Today Seat of
A Past Seat(s) of
Courtauld family.
Possible (Unsure) Seat of
History / Gardens & Park / Movies

History
Earlier House(s) / Building(s)
House Replaced By
Built / Designed For
House & Family History
Great Hall dates from medieval period and was home to Henry VIII when he was a child. House was rendered in Art Deco style in the 1930s.
Collections This field lists art objects that are currently or were previously in the collection of the house.

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Comments

Gardens & Park
Garden, Park, Follies and Outbuildings
Chapel & Church

Movies
Location for Movies / TV
"Henry VIII" (1997 - documentary series). "High Heels and Low Lifes" (2001). "The Gathering Storm" (2002 - BBC TV movie, as Art Deco dining room in dinner scene with German guest). "I Capture the Castle" (2003). "Bright Young Things" (2003). "Poirot" (2004 - TV series, episode 11.3, "Death on the Nile," as Wode Hall). "Revolver" (2005). "Britain's Best" (2007 - TV documentary, episode 4, "Historic Houses").
Bibliography

Author   NA
Year Published   1999
Reference  



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