DiCamillo Companion

Hadham Hall

  • Earlier Houses: There was earlier 15th century Hadham Hall, but not on the same site.

    Built / Designed For: Capel family

    House & Family History: The current brick house circa 1575 house was built by the Capel family. Originally Hadham was of four ranges around an inner courtyard; the surviving house is considerably smaller, with only the West Range, half of the South Range, and the main entrance extant. In 1948 Hadham Hall was sold to the Hertfordshire County Council, who converted the House into a school. After the school closed in 1990, Hadham was reconverted to a private residence.

  • Title: Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget
    Year Published: 2000
    Reference: pgs. 240-241
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 0140710078
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat of: Arthur Capell, 1st Baron Capell of Hadham, 17th century; Algernon George de Vere Capel, 8th Earl of Essex, 20th century. William Minet, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No