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Nunnington Hall

  • Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Dr. Robert Huicke

    House & Family History: Nunnington originally belonged to the crown. Elizabeth I leased the estate to her personal physician, Robert Huicke, who built the current house.

    Collections: Nunnington houses the Carlisle Collection of Miniature Rooms, one of the top three such collections in the world.

  • Architect: Walter Henry Brierley

    Date: 1921
    Designed: Alterations

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  • Country Life: LXIII, 148 plan, 1928. CLXXI, 1678 [Carlisle collection of miniature rooms], 1982.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Dr. Robert Huicke (Hewicke), until 1580. Thomas Norcliffe, 17th century. Richard Graham, 1st Viscount Preston, 17th century. William Rutson, 19th century. Fife family, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: The National Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01439-748-283

    Fax: 01439-748-284

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No