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Kiplin Hall

  • Built / Designed For: George Calvert, 1st Lord Baltimore.

    House & Family History: Kiplin Hall began life in the 1620s as a hunting lodge built for George Calvert, secretary of state to King James I. Calvert was created 1st Baron Baltimore by James I in 1624 (the peerage became extinct on the death of the 6th Baron in 1771). The city of Baltimore, Maryland, was named after him; his younger brother, Leonard Calvert, was the first governor of Maryland; the state flag of Maryland is the banner of Lord Baltimore's coat of arms. During World War II Kiplin was occupied by the Royal Air Force.

  • Architect: Peter Frederick Robinson

    Date: 1818
    Designed: Library

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    Architect: William Eden Nesfield

    Date: 1879
    Designed: Refaced exterior and redid interiors

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  • Country Life: LXX, 228, 1931.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore, 17th century. Christopher Crowe, 18th century. John Delaval Carpenter, 4th Earl of Tyrconnell, 19th century. Admiral Walter Talbot, late 19th-early 20th centuries.

    Current Ownership Type: Charity / Nonprofit

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

    Ownership Details: Owned and managed by Kiplin Hall Trustees.

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01748-818-178

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: http://www.kiplinhall.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: Yes