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Cheswardine Hall

Other OS name in the Parish of Cheswardine

Historical Forms

  • Hull 1327 SR

Etymology

. The present hall and grounds are shown on 1900 6 ″ and later maps . On 1833 OS and 1840TAMap the house is called Hill Hall , and has no grounds . The hall and park shown on later maps are described in Kelly 1934 as “ a fine mansion of red brick in the Elizabethan style … standing in a park of about 100 acres ” . The earlier name , Hill Hall is probably Hull 1327 SR (p) : Thomas de Hull is listed in Cheswardine .