Castle owner applies for planning permission to make changes to Anne Boleyn's former home

The front of Hever Castle shows a stone structure castle with plants growing up the walls
Hever Castle, the former home of Anne Boleyn, is in an ongoing planning row over plans to remove historic cupboards inside the Chamber room of Anne Boleyn (Image credit: Hever Castle & Gardens)

Hever Castle, the former home of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, is involved in an ongoing planning situation regarding wardrobes inside the property.

Officials at Hever Castle in Kent have applied for planning permission to remove built-in wardrobes in Anne Boleyn's former bedroom to improve understanding of the stately property’s rich history.

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