Built / Designed For: John Hare
House & Family History: John Hare purchased Docking Hall in 1597. Hare was father to the 1st Lord Coleraine, a descendant of Robert, Earl of Sussex. The Christian family inherited the House, taking the name and arms of the Hare family in 1798. Ewan Christian rebuilt Docking circa 1859.
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
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade II
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Seat / Home of: Major Michael Hare
Past Seat / Home of: John Hare, late 17th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No