Capesthorne Hall

Coordinates: 53°15′09″N 2°14′23″W / 53.2524°N 2.2397°W / 53.2524; -2.2397


Capesthorne Hall is a country house in Cheshire, England. The house and its surrounding wall have been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building.


Set in over 100 acres (0.40 km2) of parkland, it is located about 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Macclesfield and 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Alderley Edge.


The current hall was built between 1719 and 1732 in the Tudor revival style. It was badly damaged by fire in 1861 and subsequently rebuilt. The Hall has fine gardens and a lake. The Capesthorne Estate includes a number of houses and farms.


Regular events are held at the hall, including a vintage car show, which in 2005 featured a large number of classic American models.


Capesthorne Hall is also host to one of the Firework Champions events where 4 professional firework companies produce world class displays in front of a voting public audience.


Capesthorne Hall has been the family home of the Bromley-Davenports since 1726. The current Squire of the Hall is William Arthur Bromley-Davenport. He was Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire, the Queen's chief representative in the county, from 1990 until March 7, 2010. His wife is Elizabeth Watts, an American painter.