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Eltham Palace, London

The Eltham Palace is one of the most notable Art Deco buildings in London which was built in 1933 by the Courtauld family of textile fame.

The Eltham Palace is one of the most notable Art Deco buildings in London which was built in 1933 by the Courtauld family of textile fame. A quirky feature of the building is a heated cage with tropical murals and a bamboo ladder that was the haunt of their pet lemur. Also, the palace is believed to be haunted by a palace guide who returned from the other side to give tours of the palace when it was supposed to be empty.


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About Eltham Palace

 off Court Rd, SE9 5QE

 +44 20 8294 25

 www.english-heritage.org.uk

Eltham Palace and Nearby Sights on Map

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Royal Observatory Greenwich

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The National Maritime Museum

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Old Royal Naval College

Greenwich

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The Royal Naval College

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The Cutty Sark

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Royal Waterman's Alms Houses

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St. Paul's Church

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