DiCamillo Companion
England

Fulham Palace

  • House & Family History: Fulham was the former home of the Bishops of London and comprises later Tudor and Georgian additions.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The 16th century gardens were originally the largest moated site in England, covering about 37 acres. This was subdivided in the late 19th century and again in 1924 (when the moat was infilled), forming Fulham Palace gardens, Bishop's Park, and the Warren (in 1916 rented to the Fulham Palace Meadows Allotments Association, www.fulham-allotments.org, and in 1958 sold to the Fulham Borough Council). The gardens today contain a knot garden of herbs and specimen trees.

    Chapel & Church: The Victorian Chapel is open to the public.

  • Architect: Unknown (designed by an unknown architect)

    Date: Victorian
    Designed: Chapel

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  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • "The Omen" (1976 - using Bishop's Park).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Bishops of London, 701 until 1973.

    Current Ownership Type: The Church of England

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Museum

    Ownership Details: Owned by the Church Commissioners and leased jointly to London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham Council and Fulham Palace Trust.

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 02077-368-140

    Fax: 02077-510-164

    Email: museum@fulhampalace.org

    Website: http://www.fulhampalace.org

    Historic Houses Member: No