Sewerby Hall

Sewerby Hall is a Grade I listed country house set in 50 acres (200,000 m2) of landscaped gardens in the village of Sewerby, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.


Sewerby Hall as we see today, was built between 1714–1720 by John Greame, although a manor house had existed on the site for much longer previously. The hall continued to belong in the Greame family, with alterations including the addition of a portico in 1808, a large conservatory called the Orangery in the mid 19th century, a clock tower in 1847, and finally a gatehouse in 1848.

In 1934, the Greame family sold the hall to the Bridlington Corporation, and in 1936, the hall was opened to the public by aviator Amy Johnson.


Today, Sewerby Hall is a major tourist attraction in the East Riding of Yorkshire, attracting over 150,000 visitors a year. The hall now houses the Museum of East Yorkshire, including a room dedicated to Amy Johnson, and the Coastguard Museum. The grounds of the hall is home to a small zoo and aviary as well as an 18 hole putting range and various gardens. As well as tourist activities, the hall also hosts many local community events.

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