Coxhoe Hall

  • Description

    "Coxhoe Hall - then regarded as one of the finest houses in the county - is most famous for being the birthplace of the Victorian poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning. The first house on the site was built in the 1300s. Little is known about it apart from that is was owned by the Blakistons family and that the house was ruinous by 1418. The estate then passed to the Kennetts through the marriage of Mary Blakiston to Sir William Kennett. In 1725 it was sold to John Burdon who demolished the original Tudor house and built Coxhoe Hall...."
  • Owner

    Lost Heritage / England's lost country houses
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 years, 7 months ago
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