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10 Aug 2012

Did You Know?

The Grounds

Magnificent eighteenth century Cedar of Lebanon tree, one of the oldest surviving trees of it type in the country.

Beautiful magnolia grandiflora planted in 1852.

There are the archaeological remains of the Elsyng Palace, Tudor palace to Henry VIII, Edward IV and Elizabeth I, within the grounds of the hall.

17th Century landscape largely untouched offering varied walks through formal gardens, wildflower meadows and around ornamental lakes.

There is a pet cemetery containing the grave stones of four dogs from the 1940’s.

The Hall

The hall is the Architectural gap between Medieval Manor and Stately home.

It was built for Sir Nicholas Rainton, Lord Mayor of London and President of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital. He was imprisoned by Charles I.

Original decorative ceilings and panelling in many of the rooms.

Original 18th Century plasterwork in the reception room.


Forty Hall is located on the outskirts of London on the edge of the Green Belt, one mile from Junction 25 of the M25. Free parking and Free admission.

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