Historic Houses in or near Chesterfield

Chesterfield is probably most famous for its crooked spire. Surrounded by lovely countryside, it remains Derbyshire's second largest town. Mentioned in the Doomesday book this town has prospered over the centuries due to the area being rich in natural minerals like coal, lead and tin also due to its role as a market town. Historic Houses in or near Chesterfield Hardwick Hall and Haddon Hall are listed below.
2 Results In Or Near Chesterfield
6.6 miles from the centre of Chesterfield
Explore the beautiful Hardwick Hall Designed by Robert Smythson for Bess of Hardwick, Hardwick Hall is one of the greatest Elizabethan houses, surviving almost unchanged. The Hall contains one of Europe´s best collections of contemporary furniture, embroideries and tapestries, together with a permanent display of 16th century needlework. In the grounds are the ruins of Hardwick Old Hall, where Bess was born. The house is surrounded by four walled courtyards, an aromatic garden and the f...
9.6 miles from the centre of Chesterfield
Discover Haddon Hall Haddon Hall is a magnificent Medieval and Tudor manor house which has changed little since Tudor times. The Dukedom of Rutland was conferred on the Manners family in 1703, and Haddon Hall is still owned by them today. Heavy oak panelling dominates the house with its displays of tapestries, also some 17th century antlers in the Great Hall. The extensive kitchens are a warren of rooms, with baking ovens, salt baths and other furnishings. The beautiful terraced garde...
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