DiCamillo Companion
England

Charlton House (Charlton Park)

  • Built / Designed For: Sir Adam Newton, secretary and tutor to Henry, Prince of Wales, eldest son of King James I.

    Comments: Charlton is one of the finest surviving Jacobean manor houses in England.

  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, p. 170, 1852.

    John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. IV, 1828.

    Country Life: XXV, 630, 666, 1909.

  • Title: Architecture in Britain, 1530-1830
    Author: Summerson; John
    Year Published: 1989
    Reference: pg. 88
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 014056103X
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir Adam Newton, early 17th century. Sir William Ducie, 17th century. Sir Thomas Wilson, 18th century. Spencer Percival, early 19th century. Maryon-Wilson family, early 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Preservation Organization

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

    Ownership Details: Owned by Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 02088-563-951

    Fax: 02088-564-162

    Email: info@rght.org.uk

    Website: https://www.greenwichheritage.org

    Historic Houses Member: Yes