Search

A Norfolk manor house dating to the reign of King Henry VIII is for sale for £1.75 million

PUBLISHED: 08:49 27 June 2018 | UPDATED: 11:20 28 June 2018

The Old Hall, Barnham Broom, for sale with Savills. Pic: www.savills.co.uk

The Old Hall, Barnham Broom, for sale with Savills. Pic: www.savills.co.uk

A grand Norfolk manor house situated in more than 11 acres, built for an officer of King Henry VIII and with a distant link to a US president, is for sale for £1.75 million.

The Old Hall, Barnham Broom, for sale with Savills. Pic: www.savills.co.ukThe Old Hall, Barnham Broom, for sale with Savills. Pic: www.savills.co.uk

A magnificent Grade I Tudor manor house set in more than 11 acres at Barnham Broom, near Wymondham, which was built for one of King Henry VIII’s officers, is for sale for £1.75 million.

The Old Hall, Barnham Broom, situated in extensive grounds with frontage to the River Yare, was built in 1514 for Sir Edward Chamberlayne, who accompanied Henry VIII to The Field of the Cloth of Gold summit meeting with King Francis 1 of France in 1520.The house was remodelled in 1614 by Chamberlayne’s great grandson, also Edward, who installed one of its most notable features, a magnificent plasterwork ceiling in the first floor Great Chamber, now the drawing room.

In 1663 the house was sold to Sir Philip Woodhouse of Kimberley and remained part of the Kimberley Estate until 1923. -

The Old Hall, Barnham Broom, for sale with Savills. Pic: www.savills.co.ukThe Old Hall, Barnham Broom, for sale with Savills. Pic: www.savills.co.uk

From the first half of the 20th century, one of the Lincoln family lived there. The Lincolns came from nearby Hingham and were related to the United States President Abraham Lincoln.

For more information contact Savills on 01603 229229 or www.savills.co.uk

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Wymondham and Attleborough Mercury

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists