Built / Designed For: Sir Randle Mainwaring
House & Family History: Peover Hall is an Elizabethan manor house with a carved staircase, paneled walls, and a fine Long Gallery. The Dining Room contains carved pilasters from Oteley Hall, Shropshire. During World War II the House served as the headquarters of General George Patton's 3rd Army (American).
Garden & Outbuildings: Peover has a fine 20th century Arts and Crafts garden, an avenue of lime trees, yew hedges, a rose garden, a white garden, a pink garden, and a lily pool with a summer house. The Grade I-listed Carolinian Stables are brick with mullioned windows; they are particularly noted for their remarkable and rare plasterwork ceilings.
Chapel & Church: The Mainwaring Chapel is notable.
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. II, p. 123, 1853.
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Grade II
Seat of: Randle Brooks
Past Seat of: Sir Randle Mainwaring, 16th century; Mainwaring family here until the early 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: Yes
Historic Houses Member: Yes