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Hatfield House
Hatfield Park, Hatfield AL9 5NQ Route Planner
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Opening hours

house: Wed-Sun 10am-5pm, last admission 4pm; park and gardens: Tue-Sun 10am-5.30pm

Description

This is one of the finest and largest James I style castles in England. It was built by Robert Cecil, who handed the work to Robert Lyminge, the architect of Blicking Hall. Blicking reused bricks from a former castle to build a palace in the traditional E shape that he added to with decorative details using stones for the corner clamps and installing modern balustrades.

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