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Well Vale Hall (Wellvale House)

  • House & Family History: The Rawnsley family acquired the Well Vale Estate in 1914. Beginning in the mid-20th century the house was leased to Maypole House School; when Maypole School merged with Conway School in the late 1980s to form Excell International School, Well Vale House was vacated. In 1990 the house, together with 1,671 acres, was sold.

  • Architect: Guy Robert Elwes

    Date: 1925
    Designed: Rebuilt House

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  • Country Life: CLII, 1650, 1972.

  • Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Pride and Prejudice" (1980 - BBC TV mini series, as Netherfield Hall).
  • Past Seat / Home of: James Bateman, early 18th century. Francis Dashwood, late 18th century. Rawnsley family, early 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No