DiCamillo Companion

Adlington Hall

  • Built / Designed For: Thomas Legh I

    House & Family History: In late 2022 the house, together with 20 acres, was listed for sale for £30 million.

  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. I, p. 105, 1854.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II*

  • "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" (1984 - TV series, as Carruthers's country house in the episode "The Solitary Cyclist"). "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" (1984 - TV series, as the Roylott country house in the episode "The Speckled Band"). "Sherlock Holmes and the Four Oaks Mystery" (1992 - a mini episode, part of four episodes of a variety of British mystery programs that were produced to raise money for a charity for ill and disadvantaged children).
  • Current Seat / Home of: Camilla Legh; Legh family here since the 14th century.

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: Earl Edwin, 11th century. Hugh de Corona, 13th century. Robert de Legh, 14th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Thomas Legh I, 16th century; Thomas Legh IV, 17th century; Charles Legh, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01625-827-595

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://www.adlingtonhall.com

    Historic Houses Member: Yes