DiCamillo Companion

South Elmham Hall (Bishop's Palace)

  • House & Family History: It's likely that the See of Elmham, created in the 7th century, was based here. The current house certainly incorporates elements of the later 13th century palace of the bishops of Norwich.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: John and Nicole Sanderson; Sanderson family here since 1906.

    Past Seat / Home of: Hugh de Spencer, Bishop of Norwich, 14th century. Edward North, Lord North, 16th century; Sir John North, late 16th century. Sir John Tasburgh, 17th century; Tasburgh family here from 1617 until 1740. Adair family, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01986-782-526

    Email: info@southelmham.co.uk

    Website: https://www.southelmham.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No