DiCamillo Companion

Moulton Paddocks (Fidget Hall)

  • House & Family History: When the financier Sir Ernest Cassel (one of the wealthiest men of the late 19th-early 20th centuries) owned Moulton Paddocks his good friend, Edward VII, was a frequent visitor. Cassel was the grandfather of Edwina, Countess Mountbatten of Burma.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The famous Moulton Paddocks racing stable survives and is today operated by Godolphin Racing.

  • 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
    Reference: pg. 253
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: George Samuel Ford, until 1842. William Webber, 1842-1857. Willingham Franklin, 1857-59. Fryer family, circa 1861-1885. William Cansfield Gerard, 2nd Baron Gerard, 1885-92. George Alexander Baird, 1892-93. Sir Ernest Joseph Cassel, 1899-1921. Solly Joel, 1922-31; Dudley Jack Barnato Joel, 1931-41.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No