Hoar Cross Hall (Grade II Listed Building)

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pedrocut on February 7, 2009

Hoar Cross Hall is a Grade II listed building. In 1808 Hugo Meynell died and left the Old Hall to son, Hugo Francis, who commissioned the construction of a new hall to celebrate his marriage to Lady Emily Charlotte, daughter of Lord Halifax. In 1871 Hugo Francis died, but the hall construction went ahead the current Hoar Cross Hall was designed by Henry Clutton, it has 48 chimneys and 2 ‘turret’ water towers, with a ‘long gallery’ of 114 feet in length and a drawing room, which is panelled and wallpapered by William Morris.

It can be described as Elizabethan, with Jacobean overtones, and it cost just under £1,000 to build.

pedrocut on February 7, 2009

Hoar Cross Hall is now a Health Spa

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Photo taken in Hoar Cross, Staffordshire, UK

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  • Uploaded on February 3, 2009
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    by pedrocut
    • Camera: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 500
    • Taken on 2006/06/22 11:29:15
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