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Stonor Park

The seat of the Stonor family for 850 years with each room contains a lifetime of experience and anecdote.

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6HF

Stonor House in Oxfordshire

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Stonor is closely associated with St. Edmund Campion, martyred in 1581.

He was a Londoner, and a leading Oxford academic of the day, ordained a Catholic Priest and Jesuit on the Continent who had answered the call of the Pope to volunteer to work on ‘The English Mission’.

Already known to the Stonor family, he was given refuge here in 1581 to print in the greatest secrecy a pamphlet describing ‘Ten Reasons’ why the historical Catholic faith should be preferred over the teachings of the newly Established Church.

The rooms used to print this work can be seen, along with an exhibition describing St. Edmund Campion’s life and death.

Accessibility
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible toilets
  • Access statement available
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Duchess, the Podcast | Listen to the episode here

Stonor House in Oxfordshire

Lady Ailsa of Stonor Park

In the episode, Lady Ailsa tells the Duchess about the mysterious story of Hollywood’s lost aviator, we get the backstory on Stonor Park’s mystical foundations, and the ladies discuss the estate’s fascinating history of Catholic martyrdom.

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