Brookhill Hall, Pinxton 5075

Pinxton, Derbyshire, England, Derbyshire, Bolsover

Brief Description

Brookhill Hall stands among mature gardens, a lake and woodlands, originally covering 24 hectares of land. The stone part of Brookhill Hall represent the earliest parts of the Hall and form a central component of the main house. The brick sections of the house represent the later extension, carried out during the residence of the Coke family, which doubled the size of the Hall. A Coach House still remains, located in a walled garden.

History

Brookhill Hall was used by King James I as well as King Charles II as a hunting lodge, before becoming home to the Coke for some 450 years. The Coach House and extensions were made by the Coke family.

Features
  • Garden Building
  • Description: Coach house.
  • Earliest Date:
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  • Garden Wall
  • Description: Walled garden
Access & Directions

Directions

Leave the M1 at Junction 28 and follow signs to South Normanton and Pinxton. From M1 North take the 5th exit, from M1 South take the second exit. Take the 1st left before speed camera to Pinxton and 1st left again at the traffic lights onto Brookhill Lane. Brookhill Hall is situated on the right hand side on the 1st bend opposite chevron signs.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Pinxton
History

Period

  • Tudor (1485-1603)