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England

Flixton Hall

  • Earlier Houses: A circa 1615 house was rebuilt by Salvin in the 19th century.

    House & Family History: Flixton was noted for its exceptionally fine staircase, incorporating early 17th century woodwork, created for Sir Robert Shafto Adair, 2nd Bt., later 1st Lord Waveney, who was an ADC to Queen Victoria.

  • Architect: Anthony Salvin

    Date: 1844-50
    Designed: Rebuilt House

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  • 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. IV, 1821.

  • Title: Burke's and 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
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "The Secret Tunnel" (1947).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir Robert Shafto Adair, 2nd Bt., later 1st Lord Waveney, 19th century; Adair family here from the mid-18th century until the 1950s.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No