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Historic Houses Oundle

Historic Houses in or near Oundle, such as Elton Hall and Boughton House are listed below.

Elton Hall

Elton Hall, Elton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Elton, Peterborough 4.4 miles away

If you are in the mood for a classic country house with all the topiary trimmings and gorgeous interiors, head off to the Cambridgeshire/Northants borders where stunning Elton Hall sits. There is a mixture of styles inside, ranging from 15th century… more

Boughton House

Boughton House, Kettering, Northamptonshire

Kettering 9.4 miles away

The home of the Dukes of Buccleuch and Queensberry, Boughton House in Kettering, Northants, sits surrounded by idyllic English landscape and chocolate box country villages. The house, once a modest manor, was purchased by the Montagu family in 1528… more

Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle, Market Harborough, Northamptonshire

Market Harborough 10.7 miles away

Rockingham Castle was built by William the Conqueror and was regularly used by the early Kings of England until it was granted to Edward Watson in the 16th century, whose ancestors still live there. It is a Tudor building within Norman walls, but… more

Burghley House

Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford 11.3 miles away

Should you be fortunate enough to be sitting on the sweeping lawns of Burghley House, the spires of Stamford in the distance and the glorious 16th century building behind you, you would truly appreciate how bygone landscape gardeners, architects and… more

Oakham Castle

Oakham Castle, Market Place, Oakham, Rutland

Market Place, Oakham 17.1 miles away

Oakham Castle was built in the 12th century by Walkelin de Ferrers, the Great Hall is one of the finest examples of domestic architecture for that period in Britain. In the hall is a range of 12th century sculpture and, although damaged, is of superb… more

The Manor

The Manor, Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon 19.0 miles away

Built about 1130, The Manor is one of the oldest continuously inhabited houses in the country. Here the author Lucy Boston based her Green Knowe books and readers feel that they are walking into the books. In the winter Lucy Boston sewed exquisite… more

Lamport Hall & Gardens

Lamport Hall & Gardens, Lamport, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Lamport, Northampton 19.2 miles away

Lamport Hall & Gardens are a hidden gem set in beautiful countryside. The Hall contains a delightful collection of art and furniture accumulated over four centuries by the Isham family, including paintings by Van Dyck, Kneller and Lely. A highlight… more

Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens

Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens, Kelmarsh, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Kelmarsh, Northampton 19.4 miles away

Built in 1732 to a James Gibbs design, Kelmarsh Hall is surrounded by its working estate, grazed parkland and beautiful gardens. The Hall´s elegant 18th century plasterwork is complemented by Nancy Lancaster and John Fowler´s 20th century decoration… more

Grimsthorpe Castle

Grimsthorpe Castle, Bourne, Lincolnshire

Bourne 21.7 miles away

Grimsthorpe Castle, dating from 13th century, has been the home of the de Eresby family since 1516 when it was granted to the 11th Baron Willoughby de Eresby by Henry V111. The State Rooms house stunning collections of paintings, furniture, family… more

Cottesbrooke Hall

Cottesbrooke Hall, Cottesbrooke, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Cottesbrooke, Northampton 22.0 miles away

A classic country house cocooned by acres of lush grounds and woodland, Cottesbrooke Hall in Northamptonshire is a Queen Ann mansion built back in 1702 which many believe to be the inspiration for Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. Inside, portraits,… more

Althorp

Althorp, The Stables, Northampton, Northamptonshire

The Stables, Althorp, Northampton 26.2 miles away

Even if Diana Princess of Wales had no connection with Althorp (pronounced Allthorp, don’t you know), it would still be a simply lovely country house to visit in the languid Northamptonshire countryside. The house dates back to the early 1500s and… more

Stanford Hall

Stanford Hall, Lutterworth, Leicestershire

Lutterworth 28.4 miles away

A regal-looking square William and Mary-style confection built for Sir Roger Cave in 1690, Stanford Hall stands grandly behind black wrought-iron gates amid rolling parkland beside the River Avon. Inside, have a wander around the pannelled library… more

Peckover House & Garden

Peckover House & Garden, North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

North Brink, Wisbech 29.3 miles away

Peckover House and Garden, facing the River Nene built in 1722. This merchant´s town house is renowned for its fine plaster and wood rococo decoration and also displays on the Quaker banking family who owned it. It houses an interesting collection of… more

Wimpole Estate

Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire

Arrington, Royston 29.4 miles away

Wimpole Hall Farm is a magnificent 18th century house, reputed to be the largest in Cambridgeshire was built for the 3rd Earl of Hardwicke. The interior is a rich mixture of 18th century decoration, by the designers Gibbs, Flitcroft and Soane, with… more

Belgrave Hall & Gardens

Belgrave Hall & Gardens, Church Road, Leicester, Leicestershire

Church Road, Leicester 30.1 miles away

The past inhabitants of 18th century Queen Anne-style Belgrave Hall in Leicester have played an integral part in the history of the city, from the Vanns who lived there in the early 1700s and employed many outworker knitters for their hosiery… more

Oliver Cromwell's House

Oliver Cromwell's House, 29 St Marys Street, Ely, Cambridgeshire

29 St Marys Street, Ely 31.3 miles away

Oliver Cromwell's House: Visit the former Lord Protector's family home. Experience what domestic life would have been like in the 17th century in a variety of re-created period rooms as well as an exhibition detailing the Civil War. Visit Mrs… more

Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire

Belvoir, Grantham 31.5 miles away

Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire as it exists today is the fourth castle to stand on the grounds and this current incarnation was built in the early 19th century after a fire ravaged what stood there before. The home of the Duke and Duchess of… more

Belton House

Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Grantham 32.6 miles away

Belton House, surrounded by an idyllic deer park, is often described as the “perfect country house” and as you approach it from the front, you will see why. Its perfect symmetry, beautiful façade and breathtaking surroundings are pretty much what you… more

Anglesey Abbey, Gardens & Lode Mill

Anglesey Abbey, Gardens & Lode Mill, Quy Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Quy Road, Lode, Cambridge 34.3 miles away

In stark contrast to its original purpose as an abbey for religious worship, this Jacobean-style mansion later became all about pleasure seeking. Its owner in the 1930s was the future Lord Fairhaven and he took on the house with the intention of… more

Woburn Abbey

Woburn Abbey, Woburn, Bedfordshire

Woburn 34.7 miles away

Woburn Abbey has been home to the Dukes of Bedford for almost 450 years. It houses one of the most important private art collections that includes work by Van Dyck, Gainsborough, Reynolds and Velazquez, and 21 views of Venice by Canaletto can be seen… more

Canons Ashby

Canons Ashby, Daventry, Northamptonshire

Daventry 36.7 miles away

Visitors to Canons Ashby House in rural Northamptonshire will discover the elegant residence of the Dryden family, who built it in the mid-16th century. Unlike many grand old homes, this one has remained pretty much unchanged since 1710 and poking… more

Sulgrave Manor

Sulgrave Manor, Manor Road, Banbury, Northamptonshire

Manor Road, Sulgrave, Banbury 39.5 miles away

Built in the time of the Tudors by the five times great grandfather of George Washington, with a charming 18th century wing and historical garden, Sulgrave Manor is a historical gem not to be missed. The House has no long corridors, instead it is… more

Ascott

Ascott, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire

Wing, Leighton Buzzard 41.5 miles away

The half-timbered Jacobean Ascott House started life as a modest hunting box and then country retreat back in the late 1800s when Leopold de Rothschild set his sights on it but later became much grander as successive family members made their mark.… more

Audley End House & Gardens

Audley End House & Gardens, Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex

Off London Road, Saffron Walden 43.1 miles away

One of England’s most fabulous country mansions, Audley End House is a Jacobean confection made for entertaining – and it still does. National Heritage makes the most of the house’s story and its successive owners (including Thomas Audley, Lord… more

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Nottingham 43.3 miles away

Situated high above the city, Nottingham Castle is a 17th century Mansion built over 300 years ago, on the site of a medieval castle originally built by William the Conqueror. A vibrant museum that houses a range of collections including historic and… more

Knebworth House, Gardens & Park

Knebworth House, Gardens & Park, Knebworth, Hertfordshire

Knebworth 43.3 miles away

Knebworth House has been home to the Lytton family since 1490, and now has a gothic look with its turrets, cupolas and griffins. The interior of the house has a variety of styles, from the Jacobean Banqueting Hall to the gothic State Drawing Room.… more

Claydon

Claydon, Middle Claydon, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

Middle Claydon, Buckingham 43.6 miles away

The architecture of Claydon House includes extravagant rococo and chinoiserie decoration, with a unique Chinese Room and parquetry Grand Staircase that is so precious no one is allowed to use it. The house was occupied by the Verney family for over… more

Arbury Hall

Arbury Hall, Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Nuneaton 43.6 miles away

Perhaps best known as the birthplace of Middlemarch author George Eliot, you need to be organised if you want to get a look around the Arbury Hall estate as it only opens a few days a year. It’s worth it, mind you – this Elizabethan mansion house, an… more

Farnborough Hall

Farnborough Hall, Farnborough, Banbury, Warwickshire

Farnborough, Banbury 44.5 miles away

In the low afternoon sun, the rays hit the honey-coloured stone of Farnborough Hall and create such a gorgeous hue that you understand at once why its creator William Holbech II opted for this pretty Horton stone for the build. Sitting in rural… more

Oxburgh Hall

Oxburgh Hall, Oxborough, Swaffham, Norfolk

Oxborough, Swaffham 44.5 miles away

Oxburgh Hall is a moated manor house with a magnificent Tudor gatehouse, built in 1482 by the Bedingfeld family, who still live there today. The rooms show how the house developed over the years from medieval to Victorian comfort, and include an… more

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum, Wollaton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Wollaton, Nottingham 44.8 miles away

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum stands on a natural hill 3 miles west of Nottingham City centre. This sensational Elizabethan house was designed by Robert Smythson and completed in 1588 and set in a scenic 500 acre historic park. Inside,… more

Kelham Hall & Country Park

Kelham Hall & Country Park, Kelham Hall, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Kelham Hall, Newark 45.1 miles away

You can’t beat a day out in the country and with fishing on tap, picturesque woodland walks, plenty of events and activities laid on, delicious hearty lunches and 44 beautiful acres of grounds running along the River Trent to explore, Kelham Hall and… more

Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire

Ticknall, Derby 47.0 miles away

With stately homes all around the country spruced up and ready for inspection, Calke Abbey near Derby makes for an altogether different trip back in time. The paintwork is peeling, the once smart courtyards overgrown and many parts of the estate in… more

Sandringham House

Sandringham House, Estate Office, Sandringham, Norfolk

Estate Office, Sandringham 48.0 miles away

Sandringham House is the country retreat of Her Majesty The Queen and all the main ground floor rooms are used by the Royal Family. They are full of their ornaments and furniture, and numerous family portraits including Edward and Alexandra at the… more

Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon, Aylesbury 48.2 miles away

To visit the glorious faux French chateau that is Waddesdon Manor is a lesson in how the gilded rich used to live their lives. Built for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild in the late 19th century, its downstairs reception rooms are lavishly furnished to… more

Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle, Warwick, Warwickshire

Warwick 48.8 miles away

Experience over 1000 years of history at Warwick Castle. For nearly 600 years the Mill and Engine House used the power of the River Avon to grind grain. A century ago that same `hydro´ power was harnessed by the Castle´s engine house to generate… more

Upton House & Gardens

Upton House & Gardens, Banbury, Warwickshire

Banbury 48.9 miles away

Upton House is an impressive mansion built in the 17th century on an earlier site, and was remodelled in the 1920s by the 2nd Viscount Bearsted, son of the founder of Shell Oil. He adapted the building to house his great collections. Amongst the… more

Broughton Castle

Broughton Castle, Broughton, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Broughton, Banbury 49.0 miles away

Described by historian Sir Charles Oman back in 1898 as “about the most beautiful castle in all England”, Broughton Castle near Banbury is the sort of fairytale building that tourists flock to the country to see. A glorious combination of … more

Ickworth

Ickworth, The Rotunda, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds 50.7 miles away

Ickworth House was created by the eccentric Earl of Bristol, with its central rotunda and curved corridors, to house his superb collection of paintings by Titian, Gainsborough, Reynolds and Velasquez, and a magnificent Georgian silver collection. In… more

Hatfield House

Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Hatfield 50.9 miles away

Hatfield House - Visit this stunning Jacobean house within its own Park and see the surviving wing of the Tudor Royal Palace, where Elizabeth I spent much of her childhood. Home of the Cecil family for 400 years, the house is steeped in Elizabethan… more

Newstead Abbey House

Newstead Abbey House, Newstead Abbey Park, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire

Newstead Abbey Park, Ravenshead 51.3 miles away

Newstead Abbey House is a beautiful historic house set in a glorious landscape of gardens and parkland within the heart of Nottinghamshire. Founded as a monastic house in the 12th century, Newstead became the seat of the Byron family in 1540 and was… more

Doddington Hall & Gardens

Doddington Hall & Gardens, Doddington, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Doddington, Lincoln 51.7 miles away

Doddington Hall stands today in its walled courtyard as it was built in 1600 and has been occupied for over 400 years and is still a family home today. It was built by Robert Smythson, who also designed Longleat and Hardwick Hall. In 1749 the… more

Charlecote Park

Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick, Warwickshire

Wellesbourne, Warwick 51.7 miles away

Take a visit to Warwick’s Charlecote Park to discover the fascinating life of the Lucy family who have inhabited this glorious mansion since the 12th century. The National Trust has preserved the house to tell the tale of this aristocratic dynasty… more

Baddesley Clinton

Baddesley Clinton, Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire

Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton 52.8 miles away

Dating back to the 15th century and home to the wealthy Ferrers family for 500 years, Baddesley Clinton manor house in Lapworth, just south of Birmingham, is a moated medieval confection with interiors reflecting the Elizabethan period. The history… more

Houghton Hall

Houghton Hall, King's Lynn, Norfolk

King's Lynn 53.3 miles away

Judging by its lavish exterior, Houghton Hall’s claim as one of the finest examples of Palladian architecture in England is spot on. Set in acres of beautiful parkland, filled with ancient oak trees and home to a large herd of white fallow deer, it’s… more

Packwood House

Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Solihull, Warwickshire

Packwood Lane, Lapworth, Solihull 54.4 miles away

Packwood House is a 16th century house, with most of the interior designed in the 1920s by Graham Baron Ash. On display is a fine collection of 17th and 18th century furniture, French and Flemish tapestries and a mixed collection of paintings. The… more

The Shakespeare Houses

The Shakespeare Houses, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon 55.6 miles away

The Shakespeare Houses (Henley Street): Five beautiful historic houses and gardens, all associated with William Shakespeare and his family. Mary Arden´s Farm - home to Shakespeare´s mother (Wilmcote, 3 miles from Stratford-upon-Avon). Step back into… more

Kedleston Hall

Kedleston Hall, Nr Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire

Nr Quarndon, Derby 55.7 miles away

Kedleston Hall is a classical Palladian mansion built in the mid-18th century for the Curzon family. The house has the most complete sequence of Robert Adam interiors in England with magnificent state rooms retaining great collections of paintings… more

Chenies Manor House

Chenies Manor House, Chenies, Buckinghamshire

Chenies 55.7 miles away

Chenies Manor, a Grade I listed building, was formally known as Chenies Palace. This semi-fortified brick manor house was visited on numerous occasions by Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I and their courts. In the centre of the house is an unusual… more

Gunby Hall & Gardens

Gunby Hall & Gardens, Gunby, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Gunby, Spilsby 55.8 miles away

Gunby Hall is a fine red brick house, dating from 1700 and extended in the 1870s, is situated in one of England´s most remote corners. Many of the rooms are panelled and there is a beautiful oak staircase. The house contains collections of family… more

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