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Hildersham Hall (Nether Hall Manor) (Netherhall)

  • Earlier Houses: The current house was probably built on the site of the 17th century Nether Hall Manor (Netherhall) and very likely incorporates elements of the earlier house.

    Built / Designed For: Thomas Fassett

    House & Family History: In 1931 Hildersham Hall and its park were purchased by F.W. Rhodes, a nephew of Cecil Rhodes. The Rhodes Trust acquired the house after his death in 1938; F.W.'s two unmarried sisters lived at Hildersham until the house was sold by the Rhodes Trust in 1977.

  • Architect: Edward Lapidge

    Date: Circa 1814
    Designed: Villa

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  • Title: Burke's & Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
    Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
    Year Published: 1981
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Thomas Fassett, 19th century. Huddleston family, circa 1850-79. J.K. Thornton, until 1904; Thornton family here until 1922. Lady E.F. Miller, 1922-30. F.W. Rhodes, 1931-38; Rhodes family here from 1931 until 1977.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No