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  • Spacious garden for photographs capturing memories of your special day
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  • 2 spacious rooms for members of your wedding party to get ready ahead of your ceremony

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The Old House is a Grade II listed building that has all the fairy-tale touches of a larger venue, but in a charming medieval residence. One of the oldest buildings in England, the Old House is the perfect location for intimate weddings and other special celebrations.
Our magical Old Hall, dating from 1270, hosts twenty-four ceremony guests. With its stunning altar inspired fireplace and beautiful hammer beam ceiling, this is an enchanting setting to exchange your vows.
We offer two glamourous rooms for members of the wedding party to get ready ahead of the ceremony, cosy reception rooms to toast the happy couple and picturesque garden space perfect for photographs, to preserve memories of your special day.
A dedicated events co-ordinator shall help you plan your dream wedding. We will be with you throughout the day to ensure everything runs smoothly, with attention to the finest detail. We are proud to offer you exclusive use of the Old House and garden for your wedding day.

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Guide Prices

Ceremony Room:

Monday – Friday 09:00 – 11:30 (inc): £315
Monday – Friday 12:00 – 17:00 (inc): £420
Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holiday: £525
Hire of chair sashes: £52.50

Hire of Wedding Suite: £105
Hire of ground floor reception rooms for drinks reception (two hour booking): £105
Corkage Fee: £9 per bottle



  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • Advance booking essential
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Face masks available for visitors
  • Facilities must be booked
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands


  • Facilities for educational visits

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Sole use of venue
  • Venue approved for civil marriage


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups


Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Old House is situated on South Street in Rochford with parking available a few minutes walk away in Back Lane Car Park and the Market Square

Accessible by Public Transport: Rochford station is 0.3 miles away.

The Old House Weddings

Type:Wedding Ceremony Venue

The Old House, 17 South Street, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1BW
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Tel+44 (0)1702 318120

Opening Times

* Viewings available by appointment

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