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Charlton Park (Charlton House)

  • Built / Designed For: Henry Knyvet

    House & Family History: John Dryden wrote "Annus Mirabilis" while staying at Charlton Park in 1667. The house was converted into 18 flats in 1975.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The Charlton Estate remains owned by the earls of Suffolk.

  • Architect: Matthew Brettingham the Younger

    Date: 1772-76
    Designed: Additions

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  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Piece of Cake" (1988 - mini series). "The Crimson Field" (2014 - TV series).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Henry Knyvet, 16th century. Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Suffolk, 17th century; Charles John Howard, 17th Earl of Suffolk and 10th Earl of Berkshire, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Flat Owners Company / Condo Association

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

    Ownership Details: Divided into 18 flats

  • House Open to Public: No

    Awards: 2023 Tatler Country House Award for Best Downstairs Loo

    Historic Houses Member: No