DiCamillo Companion

Sotterley Hall

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier house of the Playters, parts of which were probably incorporated into the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Miles Barne

    House & Family History: The Entrance Hall was incorporated into current house from the earlier, possibly Jacobean house. The wings were added circa 1820.

    Comments: The earlier possibly Jacobean house was thought to be one of the greatest of the period.

  • 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. II, p. 136, 1855.

  • 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
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Barnes family

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Sir Lionel Playters, 17th century; Playters family here since 1475. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Miles Barne, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No