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Croxdale Hall

  • Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

    House & Family History: Croxdale Hall served as a military hospital during World War II. After the war ended the house was converted into a maternity home, a purposed it served until 1954.

  • Chapel & Church: On the grounds is the disused 12th century chapel (see "Images" section). Grade I-listed and a Scheduled Ancient Monument, the chapel is also on English Heritage's Buildings At Risk Register. It was in use as a chapel of ease to St. Oswald's, Elvet, until the new parish church of St. Bartholomew was built by the Salvin family in 1845.

  • Architect: James Wyatt

    Date: 1807
    Designed: Roman Catholic chapel
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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    Architect: John Carr

    Date: Circa 1760
    Designed: Alterations for William Salvin
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  • Country Life: LXXXVI, 202, 230, 1939.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Current Seat / Home of: Salvin family; here since 1402.

    Past Seat / Home of: William Salvin, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Limited Access

    Historic Houses Member: No