Valence House Museum

ADDRESS
Becontree Avenue, RM8 3HT
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Valence House, along with its herb garden and moat, is the local history museum for the parishes and boroughs of Barking and Dagenham. The collection is housed in a timber-framed manor house begun in the 15th century. Of particular interest are a fine set of 17th century and 18th century portraits of the Fanshawe family and a period room of the same date.


Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Becontree Tube Station
25 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Goodmayes Railway Station
22 minutes walk

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Artillery Place, Woolwich, SE18 | 5.9 miles from Valence House Museum
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National Trust: Rainham Hall
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Royal Arsenal, SE18 | 5.3 miles from Valence House Museum
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Queen's Theatre
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Billet Lane, RM11 | 3.7 miles from Valence House Museum
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443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 5.5 miles from Valence House Museum
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Gerry Raffles Square, Salway Road, E15 | 5.8 miles from Valence House Museum
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Tiger
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Unit 45-46, The Mall, Stratford, Stratford, London E15 | 5.9 miles from Valence House Museum
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Bottle Apostle East Village
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Unit 7.2, 3-4 West Park Walk, E20 | 6.5 miles from Valence House Museum
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London City Island, E14 | 6.5 miles from Valence House Museum
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Provender
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Ark Fish Restaurant
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L'Infinito Restaurant
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27 High Street, Wanstead, E11 | 5 miles from Valence House Museum
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University of Greenwich
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Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 7.9 miles from Valence House Museum
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Four Corners
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121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8.2 miles from Valence House Museum
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Connexions Careers Centre
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27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 9 miles from Valence House Museum
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Rom Skatepark
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Redbridge Cycling Centre
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Opp Hainault Industrial Estate, Forest Road, Fairlop, Essex, IG6 | 3.1 miles from Valence House Museum
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Coral Romford Greyhound Stadium
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London Road, Romford, RM7 | 33 minutes from Valence House Museum
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King Eddie's
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47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 5.8 miles from Valence House Museum
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King Eddie's
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47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 5.8 miles from Valence House Museum
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The Leyton Star
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116 High Road, E15 | 6 miles from Valence House Museum
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Roof East
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Level 8 Stratford Multi-storey Car Park, Great Eastern Way, Stratford, London E15 | 5.9 miles from Valence House Museum
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The Bridge
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28 Hancock Road, E3 | 6.6 miles from Valence House Museum
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The Fringe
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Swan Wharf, Old Ford Lock, E3 | 6.8 miles from Valence House Museum
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ExCeL London
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Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 5.6 miles from Valence House Museum
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The O2
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Peninsula Square, SE10 | 6.9 miles from Valence House Museum
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Museum of London Docklands
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No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 7.7 miles from Valence House Museum
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