DiCamillo Companion

Wood Rising Hall

  • House & Family History: The Elizabethan house of the Southwell family that is the focus of this record was visited by Elizabeth I in 1578. Sir Robert Southwell was rear admiral of the English fleet during the attempted invasion of England by the Spanish Armada in 1588.

    House Replaced By: The Elizabethan house was replaced by a Victorian house, which itself was demolished in the 1950s and replaced by the circa 1960 house that sits on the site today.

  • Title: Burke's and 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: Demolished

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT FIRST HOUSE: Rear-Admiral Sir Robert Southwell, 16th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Unknown

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Unknown

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No