Alfreton Hall 4998

Alfreton, England, Derbyshire, Amber Valley

Brief Description

Alfreton Hall is an 18th-century house with later alterations. The surrounding parklands and gardens date from the mid-18th century onwards. There are residual remains of 19th-century kitchen gardens. The house itself is now in use as a restaurant, conference and wedding venue.

History

There was a medieval hall and park, believed to date from 1257, on the site. The estate was acquired by the Morewood family in the 1620s. A new hall was built in the 18th century and much of the landscape dates from this time.

Features
  • House (featured building)
  • Description: A new house was built in the 18th century, and was twice extended during the 19th century.
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  • Kitchen Garden
  • Description: There are residual remains of 19th-century kitchen gardens.
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References

Contributors

  • Derbyshire Historic Gardens