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Historic Buildings of Worcestershire

England

Image right - Hagley Hall

Image by Hagley Hall - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wiki Commons
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The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Worcestershire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have been set up.

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If you have information about any of the Buildings mentioned below please share it here. If you have ancestors linked to any of the places please add them to the project.
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Historic houses in alphabetical order

Including Castles, Abbeys, Priories, Manor Houses, Mansions, Stately Homes, Country houses, Estate houses, Courts, Halls, Parks and other listed buildings of historic interest.

Full sizes of the thumbnail images can be seen in the Gallery attached to the project or by clicking the thumbnail image. TIP - Use ctrl+the link to open the image in a separate tab, or use "back" to return to this project page) Sources for the images can be found in the image details as seen in the gallery.

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A

● Abberley Hall

● Abberton Hall


B

● Badge Court

● Barnt Green House

● Baston Hall Farm

● Beau Castle in Worcestershire is located on a hill overlooking Wyre Forest Read more

● Birtsmorton Court

● Bockleton Court

● Bredon Hall


C

● Chateau Impney

● Cleeve Prior Manor

● Cofton Hall

● Cotheridge Court

Croome Court mid 18th century Neo-Palladian mansion surrounded by an extensive landscaped parkland near Pershore in south Worcestershire. The mansion, and park, were designed by Lancelot "Capability" Brown with some of the internal rooms designed by Robert Adam.


D

Dunstall Castle - Designed by Robert Adam, this folly, built around 1766, is cut off from the park as it is hidden by trees from within the park. The stones from the tops of the 3 towers have fallen off so that now about a metre is missing from the central tower. The right arch also had a wall at the bottom which has disappeared if compared with original pictures of the castle, however, some restoration has now taken place.


E

● Evesham Abbey


F

G

● Grafton Manor


H

Hagley Hall - Grade I listed 18th-century house in Hagley, Worcestershire. It was the creation of George, 1st Lord Lyttelton (1709–1773), secretary to Frederick, Prince of Wales, poet and man of letters and briefly Chancellor of the Exchequer. Before the death of his father (Sir Thomas Lyttelton) in 1751, he began to landscape the grounds in the new Picturesque style, and between 1754 and 1760 it was he who was responsible for the building of the Neo-Palladian house that survives to this day.

● Hampton Lovett Manor House

● Hanbury Hall

● Hanley Castle

● Hartlebury Castle

● Harvington Hall

● Hewell Grange

● Hillhampton House

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Image By Sally Lloyd - originally posted to Flickr as Hindlip - 11, CC BY 2.0, Wiki Commons
The first major hall was built before 1575. It played a significant role in both the Babington and the Gunpowder plots (where it hid four people in priest holes, who were eventually executed). It was Humphrey Littleton who told the authorities that 'Edward Oldcorne was hiding here after he had been heard saying Mass at Hindlip Hall.[Wiki] Four people were executed and the owner at that time barely escaped execution himself due to the intercession of Lord Monteagle. Afterwards it was owned by a poet and was for a while a girls' school before being rebuilt by Lord Southwell in 1820. The Hall was designated as a potential home for the war cabinet in 1940. It is now home to the West Mercia Police headquarters.

● Holmwood, Redditch

● Holt Castle

● Huddington Court

● The Hyde, Stoke Bliss


I

J

K

● Kemerton Court


L

● Lickey Grange


M

● Madresfield Court

● Malvern Tudor House

● Maypole Cottage

● Meer Hall

● Mill Hall

● Moat House, Longdon


N

● Norgrove Court


O

● Overbury Court


P

Q

R

S

● Sodington Hall

● Spetchley Park

● Strensham Court (demolished)


T

● Tickenhill Palace


U-V

W

● Westwood Park

● Witley Court


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