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16th Century manor house built by Sir William Petre, Secretary of State to four Tudor monarchs, and still occupied by his descendants. The house substantially retains its original form and appearance (including 2 priests hiding places) and contains furniture, pictures and memorabilia accumulated over the centuries.
Adult Â£6.00, Child Â£2.50 (under 5yrs Free), Conc. Â£5.00. (Groups of 20+ booked in advance: Adult Â£5.00, Child Â£1.50, Conc. Â£4.00.)
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Notes||31 Mar-29 Sept: Wed, Suns & BH Mons (not Weds in Jun), 12noon-5pm.|
Hall Lane, Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 9NR
Map reference: TQ 654985 Lat: 51.66156 Long: 0.39034
Parking : free
Nearest station : 1 mile (1.6 kms) from Ingatestone station
No photography in house. Suitablity for the Disabled: Partial. WCs. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Suitability for Dogs: Guide dogs only.
|Sat 6 Jul 2013||Summer Evening Jazz Concert|
|Sun 25 Aug 2013||A Summer Evening of Soul, Classical & Pop Music|
It is a Tudor House with the limitations that that imposes. The House is some 200m from the main entrance and car park. By arrangement cars can come up the drive to drop off passengers.
Within the house there are many changes in level and ill lit and poor contrasting areas.