SJ8886 : Bramall Hall

taken 7 years ago, near to Bramhall, Stockport, Great Britain

This is 1 of 3 images, with title Bramall Hall in this square
Bramall Hall
Bramall Hall
Bramall Hall viewed from the west, showing the main entrance, the courtyard and the north and south wings. The Great Hall is in the centre.

Bramall Hall is a Tudor manor house in Bramhall. It is a timber-framed building, the oldest parts of which date from the 14th century, with later additions from the 16th and 19th centuries. The house, which functions as a museum, and its 70 acres of parkland with lakes, woodland, and gardens are open to the public and are run by Stockport MBC. (LinkExternal link - Wikipedia)

The Hall, which was described by Nicolas Pevsner as ‘one of the four best surviving timber-framed mansions of England’ LinkExternal link , is a Grade I listed building of special architectural and historic interest.

LinkExternal link - Bramall Hall web site
LinkExternal link - Stockport MBC, Bramhall Park

Although the house and the park are officially known by the name "Bramall", there remains confusion over spelling, most often with the house being referred to as "Bramhall", the name of the village in which Bramall Hall is situated.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8899 8636 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:22.4389N 2:10.0170W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8897 8639
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Other Tags
14th Century  Fourteenth Century  Tudor Manor House  Mansion  Timber Framed Building  English Heritage  Grade I Listed 

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