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Orsett Hall

  • House Replaced By: The original house was destroyed by fire on May 11, 2007. A new Orsett Hall, built as a hotel on the same footprint and in the same style, was completed in 2009.

  • 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: Vol. I, p. 63, 1852.

  • Title: Country Houses of Shropshire, The
    Author: Williams, Gareth
    Year Published: 2021
    Reference: pg. 51
    Publisher: Suffolk: The Boydell Press
    ISBN: 9781783275397
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
    Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
    Year Published: 1981
    Reference: pg. 66
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Richard Baker, 18th century; William Wingfield-Baker, 1827-58; Richard Wingfield-Baker, 1858-80; Captain Digby Hamner Richard Wingfield-Baker, 1880-84. Captain Thomas Charles Douglas Whitmore, 1884-1907; Colonel Sir Francis Henry Douglas Charlton Whitmore, 1st Bt., 1907-62; Sir John Henry Douglas Whitmore, 2nd Bt., 1962-68. Tony and Val Morgan, late 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel

    Ownership Details: Today Orsett Hall Hotel

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01375-891-402

    Fax: 01375-891-135

    Email: reception@orsetthall.co.uk

    Website: https://www.orsetthall.co.uk/

    Historic Houses Member: No