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Rangers House Chesterfield Walk, London SE10 8QX, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This English Heritage property is a medium sized Georgian Mansion near Greenwich Park. It houses the Wernher Collection assembled by Julius Wernher a diamond trader. He described the collection as "splendidly ugly". It is a very eclectic collection.It includes beautifully carved religious ivories, bronzes,jewellery,ceramics,furniture &...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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EnglishHeritageTA, Social Media Champion. at Ranger's House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of Rangers House, it's great to see that you enjoyed it so much. We have a number of fine paintings besides the Bottiicelli including a number by Sir Joshua Reynolds and some beautiful Dutch paintings from the Golden Age by...More

Reviewed April 14, 2019

The house is not very striking but the contents are. The Wernher collection of art, jewellery and other collectables is superb and well displayed with good information in books. You could spend hours here examining each object on display, although after a couple of hours...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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EnglishHeritageTA, Social Media Champion at Ranger's House, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2019

Hi Colin, Thank you for such a marvelous review of Ranger's House and the Wernher Collection. The restoration and re-hanging of the Botticelli has been a big draw as well as the 700 other objects on display. It's great to hear that you had such...More

Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

Ranger’s House is an elegant Georgian villa on the boundary of Greenwich Park and Blackheath which houses The Wernher Collection, a world-class art collection amassed by the 19th-century businessman, Sir Julius Wernher. This Includes Renaissance paintings including Madonna of the Pomegranate (Madonna della Melagrana) from...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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EnglishHeritageTA, Social Media Champion. at Ranger's House, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

Hi Chriss. Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Rangers House and it's great to hear that you found it so interesting. The building its self is hugely important and therefore is grade one listed which controls the way that it...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018

Having lived in the area for most of my life l had never visited Rangers House. What a gem l had missed. Set in a lovely location near Greenwich Park and Blackheath this property now houses a wonderful collection of art, jewellery and furniture known...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

English Heritage house by Greenwich Park on beautiful Blackheath. Wonderful art collection and the house is great to hire for wedding receptions too.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

The Ranger's House, in Greenwich Park, is a Georgian Villa which is currently hosting the Wernher Collection. This collection has art works mainly from the Medieval and Renaissance periods. The volunteers at the House were clearly passionate about the collection, with this coming across in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This English Heritage property was built about 1700 and, at some point, became the official residence of The Ranger of Greenwich Park. Having driven past many times over the years, I had always wondered what the imposing, red-brick symmetrical structure would be like inside: sadly,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Lots of interesting objets d'arte in SE London from the private collection of Wernher family. Housed in an historic 18th century house at the top of Greenwich Park at Blackheath. Painting, sculptures etc.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2017

Lovely paintings lots to see in the heart of greenwich, lovely park,, look out for those emeralds check it out

Date of experience: January 2017
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Visited today. I loved it, really beautiful building in beautiful surroundings. The collection inside is really interesting. My only criticism is that the lighting is poor in some rooms, I understand that it's done for conservation, but some of the artefacts have magnifying glasses present...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Greenwich Mean Time starts here, so to speak, as the
very concept of global time was established at Royal
Observatory, just one of several buildings of
architectural interest in Greenwich. Indeed, the whole
of Greenwich's historic town center, its Royal Park
and a number of related buildings (and one world
famous ship, the Cutty Sark) make up the UNESCO World
Heritage site known as Maritime Greenwich. Today a
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Response from Frances H | Reviewed this property |
Small children may find it rather boring, older ones might find it interesting. It is quite dark inside to protect all the paintings so they may not like it.