The Final Incarnation

Following on from yesterday Eltham Palace underwent its final and possibly most dramatic transformation when it passed into the hands of Stephen and Virginia Courtauld in 1933. With millions at their disposal this couple set about creating a modern masterpiece which would incorporate the Great Hall and sit sensitively alongside it. On this occasion I think it best that I simply share images of what we saw and let them do the talking. This was the final one of our "holi"days.

It was quite a departure for us from the type of place we normally visit and I enjoyed the complete change in direction.



  1. Oh, I'm green!! Eltham Palace was on the hit list for our visit to England that never happened this year. The critters on the door are crazy!

    1. There is another door with a different set of animals depicted. Hope you make it over soon! Arilx

  2. I love slipping in on your little guided tours! Thank you!

    1. Thank you Debby. It reminds me of how lucky I am to have seen these things. Arilx


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