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Merton Hall

  • Built / Designed For: de Grey family

    House & Family History: Merton was built in the 1610s for the de Grey family.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Still extant today are Blore's 1840s Grotto, the circa 1620 Gatehouse, and Milne & Hall's 1898 Stableblock, today offices and flats.

  • Architect: Milne & Hall

    Date: 1898
    Designed: Stableblock

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    Architect: Edward Blore

    Date: 1840s
    Designed: Northeast Wing and Grotto for 5th Lord Walsingham

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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. II, p. 130, 1855.

    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. III, 1820.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Buildings of England: Norfolk 2, North-West and South, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Wilson, Bill
    Year Published: 1999
    Publisher: London: Penguin Book
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Not Available

    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
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: William de Grey, 1st Baron Walsingham, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No