DiCamillo Companion

Rufford New Hall

  • Built / Designed For: Sir Robert Hesketh

    House & Family History: In 1920 Rufford New Hall was purchased by Lancashire County Council, who converted the house for public use and operated it as Rufford Pulmonary Hospital between 1926 and 1987. After the hospital closed, the house was divided into flats and homes.

  • 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. I, p. 47, 1854.

    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. II, 1819.

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir Robert Hesketh, 18th century; Sir Thomas Dalrymple Hesketh, 3rd Bt., 18th-19th centuries; Sir Thomas Hesketh, 4th Bt., 19th century; Sir Thomas George Fermor-Hesketh, 5th Bt., until 1872; Hesketh family here until 1919.

    Current Ownership Type: Flat Owners Company / Condo Association

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No