Harrington Hall has Tudor origins, but was extensively rebuilt in the 17th century and more recently restored following the serious fire of 1991.
Tennyson visited here, and recalled Harrington in his poem ‘Maud’.
The house is privately owned and the gardens are no longer opened to the public.
Frank Robinson, 2011
A serious fire gutted Harrington Hall on 7 November 1991. 20 fire crews attended. The interior of the Hall suffered most.
This photograph was taken the following year when restoration work had commenced.
T R Leach Collection, 1992
This photograph pre-dates the fire.
T R leach Collection
The sundial dated 1681 is on the porch and over the door midway along the west front. The Hall is said to have been built for its owner Vincent Amcotts in 1673.
View from the south-east. The colour of the greenstone is bleached in the sun in this photograph.
Peter Kirk Collection, 1990
The base of the tower and the tower arch of St Mary’s are 13th
century. The rest of the building is the work of S S Teulon, who
rebuilt the church in 1854-5.
Inside is an effigy of a 14th century knight and impressive memorials
from the 15th century onwards, to members of the Copledyke and Amcotts
An alabaster monument to Francis Copledyck who died in 1599.
Mark Acton, 2017