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Lord of the Manor’s Folly

The folly for the BIshops Palace was Grade II listed by English Heritage in 1955 because:
* It is an intrinsically interesting mid-c19th folly, unusually employing Norman-style decoration to evoke the spirit of the former bishop’s palacr.
* It is by Pulhams, one of the most innovative and interesting c19th firms of garden contractors. Continue reading

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The Palace Park

The park is the grounds of the former Bishops Palace, which has stood on the site since at least the 1100sAD. A quarter of the parkland was sold in November 2019 (including the listed folly and 2 buildings that Bromley … Continue reading

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