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Barlborough Hall

  • Built / Designed For: Francis Rodes

    House & Family History: Francis Rodes, for whom Barlborough was built, was justice of the Common Pleas. The House is much in the style of Hardwick Hall and reflects the silhouette of that famous house. Barlborough Hall School began as the junior school to Mount St. Mary's College, founded by the Society of Jesus in the 1840s; it was established as a separate preparatory school in 1939, when it moved to Barlborough Hall.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The Jacobean Stables are used as a house today.

  • Architect: Robert Smythson

    Date: 1583
    Designed: House for Francis Rodes

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  • 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. II, p. 216, 1853.

    John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, 1818.

  • Title: Architecture in Britain, 1530-1830
    Author: Summerson; John
    Year Published: 1989
    Reference: pgs. 73-74
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 014056103X
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Past Seat / Home of: Francis Rodes, 16th century; Cornelius Heathcote Rodes, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: School

    Primary Current Ownership Use: School

    Ownership Details: Today Barlborough Hall School, an independent Jesuit Preparatory School for boys and girls.

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 01246-810-511

    Fax: 01246-570-605

    Website: http://www.barlboroughhallschool.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No


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