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Chillington Hall

(Shropshire Historic Buildings)

         
Wolverhampton Shropshire England
Description : 

 Chillington Hall is a hidden gem on the Staffordshire/Shropshire borders between the villages of Brewood and Codsall. 


 The enchanting 18th century Georgian house, is a product of two differing Georgian styles. The South side built in 1724 by Francis Smith of Warwick, has rooms of an intimate size contrasted with those built on a far grander scale by Sir John Soane some sixty years later. The Saloon, typical of Soane design, features a soaring ceiling topped by a great lantern with beautiful plasterwork incorporating the family coat of arms and motto.

The parkland, landscaped by Capability Brown, incorporates the magnificent lake and its architectural follies. It is accessed from a drive which runs alongside a manmade canal designed to give the impression of walking along a river bank.

A short walk from the Hall, through the arboretum, you will find the Chillington Model Farm. Its octagonal dovecote forms the centrepiece of an 18th century service courtyard including stables, barns, pig sties and acorn roasting house.
Chillington Hall offers guided tours of this magnificent house and our knowledgeable guides will give you an in-depth history of this family home, its ancestors and contents.
For 2018 more public events are being introduced at Chillington, building on the success of the 2017 events. New events will include: The country house experience days and a Stately Home Car Boot Fair. An extra date has been added to the hugely popular guided Bluebell Walk and a return of the Plant Fair & Open Garden Day after the successful first event last year.

The Hall is also available for private group tours and has been also been used for birthday celebrations, charity events and classical music concerts. Although Chillington Hall is a grand house it retains an intimate charm which makes it an ideal setting for entertaining.

Chillington-Hall copyDining Room030Drawing Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 / 18 Events

Open House Days
Open from 2pm-4pm, last entry is at 3.30pm. £8pp for house & grounds or £4 for grounds only. Children are half price.

Christmas Craft Fair Wednesday 22.11.17

10am-2pm, £5pp entry which includes a hot drink and a homemade mince pie.

A selection of local businesses scattered throughout the rooms inside Hall, why not start your Christmas shopping and find some locally crafted gifts. The house will be dressed for the festive season so why not warm yourself on one of the roaring open log fires?

  • 01.04.18-05.04.18
  • 06.05.18 & 07.05.18
  • 27.05.18 & 28.05.18
  • 04.06.18-06.06.18
  • 23.07.18-26.07.18
  • 30.07.18-02.08.18
  • 06.08.18-09.08.18
  • 13.08.18-16.08.18

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  • Spring Craft Fair 15.04.18 10am-4pm
  • Guided Bluebell Walks 12.05.18 & 13.05.18, 2pm start
  • Plant Fair & Open Garden Day 20.05.18 10am-4pm
  • Guided Rhododendron Walk 03.06.18, 2pm start
  • Country House Experience Days 01.07.18 & 15.07.18 (Pre Booking Required)
  • Stately Home Car Boot 23.09.18 8am-2pm
  • Guided Autumn Walk 14.10.18, 2pm start
  • Christmas Fair 21.11.18, 10am-2pm

 


Chillington Hall

(Shropshire Attractions)

         
Wolverhampton Shropshire England
Description : 

 Chillington Hall is a hidden gem on the Staffordshire/Shropshire borders between the villages of Brewood and Codsall. 


 The enchanting 18th century Georgian house, is a product of two differing Georgian styles. The South side built in 1724 by Francis Smith of Warwick, has rooms of an intimate size contrasted with those built on a far grander scale by Sir John Soane some sixty years later. The Saloon, typical of Soane design, features a soaring ceiling topped by a great lantern with beautiful plasterwork incorporating the family coat of arms and motto.

The parkland, landscaped by Capability Brown, incorporates the magnificent lake and its architectural follies. It is accessed from a drive which runs alongside a manmade canal designed to give the impression of walking along a river bank.

A short walk from the Hall, through the arboretum, you will find the Chillington Model Farm. Its octagonal dovecote forms the centrepiece of an 18th century service courtyard including stables, barns, pig sties and acorn roasting house.
Chillington Hall offers guided tours of this magnificent house and our knowledgeable guides will give you an in-depth history of this family home, its ancestors and contents.
For 2018 more public events are being introduced at Chillington, building on the success of the 2017 events. New events will include: The country house experience days and a Stately Home Car Boot Fair. An extra date has been added to the hugely popular guided Bluebell Walk and a return of the Plant Fair & Open Garden Day after the successful first event last year.

The Hall is also available for private group tours and has been also been used for birthday celebrations, charity events and classical music concerts. Although Chillington Hall is a grand house it retains an intimate charm which makes it an ideal setting for entertaining.

Chillington-Hall copyDining Room030Drawing Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 / 18 Events

Open House Days
Open from 2pm-4pm, last entry is at 3.30pm. £8pp for house & grounds or £4 for grounds only. Children are half price.

Christmas Craft Fair Wednesday 22.11.17

10am-2pm, £5pp entry which includes a hot drink and a homemade mince pie.

A selection of local businesses scattered throughout the rooms inside Hall, why not start your Christmas shopping and find some locally crafted gifts. The house will be dressed for the festive season so why not warm yourself on one of the roaring open log fires?

  • 01.04.18-05.04.18
  • 06.05.18 & 07.05.18
  • 27.05.18 & 28.05.18
  • 04.06.18-06.06.18
  • 23.07.18-26.07.18
  • 30.07.18-02.08.18
  • 06.08.18-09.08.18
  • 13.08.18-16.08.18

~

  • Spring Craft Fair 15.04.18 10am-4pm
  • Guided Bluebell Walks 12.05.18 & 13.05.18, 2pm start
  • Plant Fair & Open Garden Day 20.05.18 10am-4pm
  • Guided Rhododendron Walk 03.06.18, 2pm start
  • Country House Experience Days 01.07.18 & 15.07.18 (Pre Booking Required)
  • Stately Home Car Boot 23.09.18 8am-2pm
  • Guided Autumn Walk 14.10.18, 2pm start
  • Christmas Fair 21.11.18, 10am-2pm

 


Church Farm Guest House

(Shropshire Accommodation)

      
Wrockwardine Village Shropshire England
Description : 

"Discover the unexpected at this truly hidden Shropshire gem!"


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Wroxeter Roman City

(Shropshire Historic Buildings)

      
Wroxeter Shropshire England
Description : 

Wroxeter (or 'Viroconium') was the fourth largest city in Roman Britain. It began as a legionary fortress and later developed into a thriving civilian city.


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Wroxeter Roman City

(Shropshire Attractions)

      
Wroxeter Shropshire England
Description : 

Wroxeter (or 'Viroconium') was the fourth largest city in Roman Britain. It began as a legionary fortress and later developed into a thriving civilian city.


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