The house was built by Martin Hastings, a courtier to Henry Fitzroy, the illegitimate son of Henry VIII, using stone from the local monasteries which were then being dissolved.
Hindringham Hall house and gardens will be open to visitors for a guided history tour on the following dates during 2018
Wednesday June 13th at 2.30 pm
Wednesday July 11th at 2.30 pm
Wednesday August 8th at 2.30 pm
Wednesday September 5th at 2.30pm
The tour lasts two hours and includes tea and cakes at the end.
Mrs. Lynda Tucker will conduct the tour inside the house on the ground floor, detailing its inhabitants and their travails over the last 500 years.
Mr. Charles Tucker will conduct the tour outside showing the architectural features of the house and explaining how and why the moat and associated fish ponds were built some 900 years ago. The moat dates from around 1150 and the bridge over the moat and house itself dates back to 1538.
Tickets are £20.00 per head. Pre-booking is essential to avoid disappointment. Cheques payable to C. Tucker or you can send a bank transfer to Sort Code: 09 06 40 Account number: 10848970
Arrangements may be made for group visits. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01328 878 226 to book.
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