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Sutton House

Sutton House

This is an interior visit

Sutton House, named after Thomas Sutton, (founder of Charterhouse School in 1611), is the oldest domestic building in East London. It is now known that Sutton House belonged to Sir John Heron, Treasurer to King Henry VIII, and Sir Ralph Sadleir, Secretary of State of King Henry VIII, Diplomat to King Edward VI and Queen Elizabeth I. The house, which dates from 1535, is a National Trust property. This historic Tudor house, which has been schools, a trade union office, occupied by squatters and is now beautifully restored, is now a venue for meetings, weddings, dinners, concerts, exhibitions, charity fairs, adult education, school visits. Shop and Brick Place Café.

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