One of the owners of the estate was Lord Carnarvon the Egyptologist, who sold the property to finace the famous expedition in search of the tomb of Tutankhamun, the boy king. The present Hall was purchased in 1926 by the Derbyshire County Council for use as a hospital and remained an orthopaedic hospital till the 1990's, the hall and grounds then being sold to developers to provide private residential units.
Start of a walk from near Bretby (12 photos)
Grade II* Listed Building for info see here
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Photo taken in Bretby, Derbyshire, UK
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