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.
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360 Victoria Park Road, Hackney, London E9 | 7.6 miles from Valence House Museum
The People's Park Tavern, a cavernous Victorian gastro pub just north of Victoria Park, welcomes punters with its comfortable Chesterfield sofas and decent ales from the ... More