TL8194 : Lyndford Hall Hotel sign

taken 4 years ago, near to Ickburgh, Norfolk, Great Britain

Lyndford Hall Hotel sign
Lyndford Hall Hotel sign
At the entrance to Lyndford Hall Hotel off Lyndford Road near Lyndford Lodge
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Lynford Hall

Lynford Hall was built in the 1860s for Mr Lyne Stephens, a merchant banker, replacing an earlier building that had been the country seat of the Sutton family. Mr Stephens made his fortune by inventing dollsí eyes which opened and closed. The hall was designed by William Burn. After changing hands several times, the estate was eventually purchased by the Forestry Commission in 1930; the hall was then used by Sir James Calder as a grace and favour residence who regularly entertained Joseph Kennedy and his son John F Kennedy here. After the Second World War the fortunes of the building declined, being used at first as an officer convalescent hospital and then as a forestry training college. In more recent times its splendour has been restored as the Lynford Hall Hotel.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 21 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Business, Retail, Services  Country estates 
In (from Tags)
Norfolk 
At (from Tags)
Lyndford  The Entrance to Lyndford Hall Hotel 
Near (from Tags)
Ickburgh  Lyndford Lodge 
Off (from Tags)
Lyndford Road 
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Primary Subject of Photo
Sign 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 81693 94137 [1m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.8897N 0:40.5721E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 81684 94146
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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