DiCamillo Companion

Walton Hall

  • Earlier Houses: There were a number of earlier houses on, or near, the site of the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Sir Charles Mordaunt

    House & Family History: The wife of Sir Charles Mordaunt, Lady Harriett Mordaunt, was a mistress of the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The 1860s Grade II-listed stableblock is today time-share accommodation.

  • Architect: George Gilbert Scott

    Date: 1858-62
    Designed: House for Sir Charles Mordaunt

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  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Keeping Up Appearances" (1995 - TV series, in the episode "A Crafts-Woman Scorned," when Hyacinth forces Richard to drive a showroom Rolls-Royce to Walton Hall). "Revealed: Camilla's Family Affair" (2008 - TV documentary on Alice Keppel).
  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: Lestrange family, 15th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Sir Charles Mordaunt, 10th Bt., 19th century. Leslie Charles Field, 1970-79. Danny La Rue, 1979-83. Graham Maynard, 1983-85.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel

    Ownership Details: Today Mercure Warwickshire Walton Hall Hotel & Spa

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01789-842-424

    Fax: 0178-470-418

    Website: https://mercure.accor.com

    Historic Houses Member: No