Hartington Hall in Hartington DerbyshireHartington Hall in Derbyshire


Hartington Hall in Derbyshire

Hartington Hall, standing on the fringe of Hartington village in Derbyshire, was built in 1611 for Thomas Bateman. It is stone built, gabled and H shaped in plan. The west front was rebuilt in 1861-66 by Henry Issac Stevens of Derby. Owned by the Bateman family for centuries it was sold to the Youth Hostel Association in 1948 and has remained a Youth Hostel ever since.

Hartington Hall was the first Youth Hostel in the country to have central heating and electricity.

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