Southwick Hall

Southwick Hall

Southwick Hall

Nestled in a valley beneath Rockingham Forest, lies the village of Southwick with the church of St Mary’s, and Southwick Hall close by. The Hall, with its towers and finials and gables, represents many centuries of building unified by the use of the local limestone and collyweston roof tiles; there are two medieval towers, an Elizabethan hall and crosswing built on the site of the earlier hall, with Georgian additions, and a Victorian stable block and east wing. Three families have owned the Hall; from the twelfth century the Knyvets. Richard Knyvet, a wealthy wool merchant of the early fourteenth century, built the south tower block at the front of the Hall and his son Sir John Knvyet was Lord Chancellor to Edward 111. They sold in the 1440’s to the Lynne’s , a merchant family from London; George Lynne ...

Contact & Opening Times

PE8 5BL
Southwick, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, PE8 5BL Telephone - 01832 274064 Email - southwickhall@hotmail.co.uk Open Sunday 10 September 2017 under the Heritage Open Day Events 2.00pm-5.00pm. Last admission 4.30pm. Groups at other times by arrangement. Prices Adults £8, Children £3.50
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