DiCamillo Companion

Kinlet Hall

  • Earlier Houses: There was probably an earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

    Built / Designed For: William Lacon Childe

    House & Family History: Kinlet was leased in the 1970s, 80s, and 90s to Moffats School of English. The school closed in 2020, when Kinlet Hall, together with 102 acres, was listed for sale for £3.5 million.

  • Architect: Francis Smith

    Date: 1727-29
    Designed: House for William Lacon Childe

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  • Title: Smith of Warwick: Francis Smith, Architect and Master-Builder
    Author: Gomme, Andor
    Year Published: 2000
    Reference: pg. 533
    Publisher: Lincolnshire: Shaun Tyas
    ISBN: 1900289385
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Christopher Rokos; here since 2020.

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: William Lacon Childe, 18th century; Childe family here from 1640 until circa 1975. Francis Engleheart. until 2020.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Website: https://greenknightestates.co.uk/

    Historic Houses Member: No