Farnborough Hall

Description of this historic site

Farnborough Hall, a 17th/18th century house situated in a mid 18th century landscape park.

Notes about this historic site

1 The Hall was sold to Ambrose Holbech in 1648 and he must then have rebuilt it. This is the house that stands today. The north side is of c.1750.
2 1684 [sic] or later for Ambrose Holbech, incorporating earlier material. Extended c1750 for William Holbech.
3 Later used as an auxilliary hospital in the Second World War; Italian prisoners inscribed their names into the obelisk at the end of trhe southern ride in the designed landscape (see MWA643).

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