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Gainsborough Old Hall
- Gainsborough Old Hall
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- United Kingdom
- Late Medieval (1300AD-1500AD)
- Northern Europe
- 1400AD - 1499AD
about Gainsborough Old Hall
Gainsborough Old Hall is a 15th century medieval manor house built by the Burgh family. With its aristocratic owners, Gainsborough Old Hall has played host to many an important guest, ranging from the Mayflower Pilgrims to kings Richard III and Henry VIII.
Over the centuries, Gainsborough Old Hall has been a Masonic lodge as well as a theatre. Today, English Heritage describes Gainsborough Old Hall as "among the biggest and best-preserved medieval manor houses in England".
Indeed, except for its Elizabethan additions, much of Gainsborough Old Hall is in a remarkably similar state to that which it was in when it was constructed. The best example of this is perhaps its kitchen.
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Address: Parnell Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 2NB
Phone: +44 (0)1427 612669
Fairly central within Gainsborough, which is approx 35 miles east of Sheffield. Set approx 10 min walk from Gainsborough Central rail station and 5 min from the bus station.
Open Jan-Feb, weekdays 11am-4pm, Saturdays 10am-4pm, March-Oct, weekdays 10am-5pm, weekends 11am-5pm. Entry £5 adults, £3.30 reduced, £13.30 family, under 5s free.
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