DiCamillo Companion

Baddesley Clinton House (Baddesley Clinton Hall)

  • House & Family History: Baddesley Clinton is a 15th century house where little has changed since 1634. The interiors reflect the house's heyday in the Elizabethan era, when it was a haven for persecuted Catholics (there are three priest holes).

  • Garden & Outbuildings: There is a garden with stewponds, a lake walk, and a nature walk.

  • 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: Vol. I, p. 13, 1852.

    Country Life: XVIII, 942, 1905. LXX, 435 [Furniture], 1931. LXXI, 408, 434, 1932. CLXIII, 1802, 1866, 1978. CLXVII, 1005, 1980.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • "The Return of Sherlock Holmes" (1984 - as Hurlstone Hall, the Musgrave home in the episode "The Musgrave Ritual"). "Elizabeth" (1998 - as Dudley's home). "The Virgin Queen" (2005 - TV mini series, as the Earl of Leicester's home). "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" (2007).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Clinton family, until 1438. John Brome, 15th century; Brome family here from 1438 until 1517. Henry Ferrers, 1517-49; Ferrers family here from 1517 until 1980.

    Current Ownership Type: The National Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01564-783-294

    Fax: 01564-782-706

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No