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Overview

Brockfield Hall is only six miles from York, but is in parkland little changed from when Benjamin Agar built the farm and walled-garden in 1799 and his house in 1804.

The architect was Peter Atkinson, partner of John Carr of York, and a feature is the entrance hall with a fine cantilevered staircase.

Brockfield was bought in 1951 by Lord Martin Fitzalan Howard and the current owner, Mrs. Simon Wood, is his eldest daughter.

There is a collection of family portraits and the house is also home to the country's largest collection of paintings by artists of the Staithes Group - Yorkshire's impressionist artists.

The Staithes Art Club (1901-1907) had some thirty members, many of whom trained in Paris at the Academie Julien, and are thus close cousins-in-art of the Newlyn School in Cornwall.

Brockfield Hall is open to the public on Spring Bank Holiday Monday and during August each year.


Opening
Opening

2019

Spring Bank Holiday Monday 27 May.

Daily in August, excluding Mondays but including August Bank Holiday Monday.

 

Find Us
Find us

Six miles east of York, between the A166 and the A64. Nearest villages Holtby and Warthill.

York station is six miles away.

Parking

Car park on site

  • Free
Parking is c.100 yards from the house. In bad weather, cars park beside the front door.

Admission
Admission

Historic Houses members visit for free.

Adult: £8

Accessibility
Accessibility
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
Group Visits
Group Visits

Group visits (of between 15 and 30 people) are welcome by appointment all year round.

All visitors are shown round by the owners, and refreshments can be made available.

Please contact Simon Wood to arrange: simon@brockfieldhall.co.uk


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