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Parham House


Content generated during research for the paperback book 'Parham: An Elizabethan House and its Restoration' (ISBN 978-1-86077-485-0) for the England's Past for Everyone series

The Bishopp family bought Parham from the Palmers in 1601 and stayed there until the last of the line died in 1828.

This section includes written descriptions of Parham House.

Part of the research into the building of Parham House was a dendrochronological survey of roof timbers at Parham House, undertaken to discover the

The gardens and grounds at Parham House are featured in this section.

Parham House has been depicted many times in paintings, prints, sketches, maps and photographs, as well as in architectural drawings. By using the

Sir Thomas Palmer built the Elizabethan house at Parham.

This section shows photographs of building works at Parham House undertaken after 1921 by the new owners, Clive and Alicia Pearson, and their archi