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Putney
Putney Bridge

Putney: Zone 2/3 National Rail | code PUT
Putney Bridge: Zone 2 Underground District line

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Fulham Palace ½ mile (1 mile from Putney)

The historic home of the Bishops of London. A Museum room explains the Palace's eventful history and you can visit the Great Hall, Victorian Chapel and some other rooms. The Garden contains many rare trees plus a walled garden and orchard (check website for opening times). Drawing Room Café. Events programme. Tel. 020 7736 3233. Admission free.
Open MTWThSu & BH 1230-1530 (1630 Apr-Sep). Garden open daily dawn-dusk.
www.fulhampalace.org

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Dorich House Museum by bus

Dorich House is the former studio home of the sculptor Dora Gordine and her husband. It was built in 1936 to her design incorporating plaster and modelling studios and a gallery as well as domestic rooms. Exhibits include Gordine's sculptures and paintings, plus Russian art and artefacts aquired by her and her husband. There are views from the roof terrace overlooking Richmond Park. Optional guided tours (see website). Café. Tel. 020 8417 5515.
Open ThFS 1100-1700.
www.dorichhousemuseum.org.uk
Bus 85 from Putney Bridge and Putney stations to 'Woodview Close' stop, 20-25 minutes journey. Daily, about every 10 minutes. Timetables available from www.londonbusroutes.net.
Bus 85 also operates from Kingston.

Dorich House map

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