Capheaton Hall

Capheaton Hall was designed and built in 1668 by Robert Trollope for Sir John Brown Swinburne, 1st Baronet. The influence being Italian with huge pilasters and highly decorated doors and window frames. All the carvings on the outer part of the walls tell a story from the celebrations of wars end, to agriculture to the arts. Added to the original house by William Newton are the West and East wing, in classic style providing a very symmetrical north entrance. Described by Pevsner as ‘one of the most interesting houses of its age in England and far too little known’.

The house has wall to ceiling windows providing an abundance of natural light, with French windows leading out onto the south facing landscaped lawns. Looking over the Ha ha from the front doors you take in the uninterrupted views of the parkland. The Estate is surrounded by 500 acres of managed woodland which have many hidden pathways leading to the beautifully idyllic village of Capheaton and St Edwards Lake.

The grounds to the hall are entered through large double gates and a tarmacked drive takes you through an avenue of beech trees leading to the Hall. Both wings of the house have tarmacked parking areas, making it easy access for Lorries, vans and heavy machinery.

Capheaton Hall is the family home of the Browne Swinburne’s, who are most obliging and have staff if required to help with film crew’s needs.

Situated 35 minutes from Central Newcastle, 25 minutes from Newcastle Airport

Alex Haywood – | Tel: 01830 530 159

Capheaton Hall, Capheaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland NE19 2AB |

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