Pulhamite fernery, Stockwell Close, Bromley Palace Park - Bromley

Pulhamite rockwork garden feature constructed circa 1865 as part of the improvements to the gardens of Bromley Palace that had been acquired by Coles Child, a wealthy coal merchant. The fernery is at the northern end of the ornamental lake and is in need of repair. Historic England, the Local Authority, and Friends of Bromley Town Parks & Gardens are in early discussions to develop a suitable project to secure the necessary conservation works.

Pulhamite fernery, Stockwell Close, Bromley Palace Park - Bromley
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Site Details

  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1392584
  • Local Planning Authority: Bromley
  • Site Type: Gardens parks and urban spaces > Garden building


  • Building Name: Pulhamite fernery
  • Street Name: Stockwell Close
  • Locality: Bromley Palace Park
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Bromley
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Bromley and Chislehurst
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Local authority

Contact Details

Kevin Munnelly (LPA) 020 8313 4582

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England