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Fenton House (Ostend House)

  • House & Family History: Built in the 17th century as a merchant's house, Fenton was bequeathed to the National Trust in 1952 by Lady Binning, its last owner and resident.

    Collections: Fenton contains an outstanding collection of porcelain, 17th century needlework pictures, Georgian furniture, and the Benton Fletcher Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments, most of which are in working order.

  • Country Life: CVII, 802, 1950.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: No Park

  • "Clarissa" (1991 - BBC TV mini series). "Mansfield Park" (1999). "Dancing on the Edge" (2013 - TV series, as gardens and the setting for Prince George's luncheon concert). "Operation Mincemeat" (2021 - as the London garden where Churchill talks a walk).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Katharine, Lady Binning, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: The National Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 02074-353-471

    Fax: 02074-353-471

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No