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Brief description of site

Addington Palace has the remains of an 18th-century landscape park and woodland. The grounds covered 200 hectares at their most extensive, but are now in divided use and ownership.

Brief history of site

The building was completed in 1780 by Robert Mylne for Barlow Trecothick, Alderman of the City of London. It was later sold to the Church for use by the Archbishops of Canterbury.

Location information:

Address: Addington Palace, Gravel Hill, Croydon, CR0 5BB

Locality: Addington Village

Local Authorities:

Greater London; Croydon

Historical County: Surrey

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 187 Grid Ref: TQ366639
Latitude: 51.3578 Longitude: -0.0395232

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

There are occasional open days throughout the year. Seehttp://www.addington-palace.co.uk/events/addington-palace-open-days.html for details.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: hotel

Site first created: 1770 to 1780

Main period of development: 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 120

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