Kirby Hall: an Elizabethan Country House and Gardens and the Remains of the Medieval Village of Kirby


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Kirby Hall: began 1570 by Humphrey Stafford & purchased by Christopher Hatton; view from west
Kirby Hall: view from south with bay windows
Kirby Hall: north approach from forecourt; mostly remodelled c.1640
Kirby Hall: north wing, altered 1640, from inner court occupied by loggia with gallery over supported by giant pilasters
Kirby Hall: south wing from inner court with porch leading to Great Hall (right) & service rooms (left)
Kirby Hall: north wing from inner court (detail); Roman-Greek style patterns & bust of Apollo
Kirby Hall: Great Hall with cantered ceiling c.1575
Kirby Hall: Great Chamber
Kirby Hall: detail of frieze with Stafford knot
Kirby Hall: peacock posing in north forecourt

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English Heritage

County Council

Northamptonshire County Council

District Council

East Northamptonshire District Council



Parliamentary Constituency


Grid Reference

SE927927 (492733, 292540)

WGS84 Coordinates

52.5225, -0.633068

Nearest Postcode

NN17 3EN

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