Kirby Hall

Kirby Hall is an Elizabethan country house, located near Gretton, Northamptonshire, England. (Nearest town being Corby). Construction on the building began in 1570 based on the designs in French architectural pattern books and expanded in the classical style over the course of the decades. The house is now in a semi-ruined state with many parts roof-less. The building and gardens are owned by The Earl of Winchilsea, and managed by English Heritage.

Kirby Hall has been used as a filming location for Jane Austen's Mansfield Park and A Christmas Carol for Ealing Studios in 1999, and Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story in 2005.

External links and references
  • English Heritage : visitor information
  • Teachers' resource kit : English Heritage
Nearby English Heritage Locations
  • Ruston Triangular Lodge
  • Lyddington Bede House
  • Eleanor Cross, Geddington

Coordinates: 52°31′27″N 0°38′14″W / 52.52417°N 0.63722°W / 52.52417; -0.63722


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