The Croydon Palace was the summer residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury for over 500 years, where he occasionally entertained royalty. The palace was also used as a factory in the 19th century for printing linen, and later as private residence. The chapel was used as a girls' school of industry.
Old Palace Road, Croydon, United Kingdom
Nearest Transit: Morden (Lines: Northern)
+44 1883 74296
Croydon Palace and Nearby Attractions on Map
Clock Tower Museum(0.3 km)
Exhibitions on the gifted black composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912) who lived most of his life in Croydon, are on display.
Croydon Clocktower(0.4 km)
The Croydon Clocktower is a listed Grade II building that is an arts, museum and library complex.
Nestle Tower(0.6 km)
The Nestle Tower is the famous UK headquarters of Nestle and one of the tallest towers in England.
Fairfield Halls(0.6 km)
Fairfield Halls is an arts centre with a concert hall and the Ashcroft Theatre.
Croydon Cemetery(2.5 km)
Mitcham Road Cemetery, which was previously called the Croydon Cemetery, is famous for the granite gravestone of Derek Bentley who was wrongly hanged in 1953 for killing a constable.
Museum of Croydon(0.3 km)
The Museum of Croydon in the Croydon Clocktower traces the history of Croydon and includes the Riesco Gallery.
Croydon Airport(2 km)
Croydon airport was formerly London's main airport, but is now disused and a tourist attraction.
The Whitgift Almshouses(0.4 km)
The Whitgift Almshouses were formerly the Hospital of the Holy Trinity, with a fine Tudor courtyard in the complex.
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