Hengrave Hall

near Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk - Gage family


"Hengrave Hall uis an admirable example of the fine old houses with which this country abounds. The date of its erection is fixed by the following inscription in three compartments, cut in stone on the outside of a curious oriel window over the entrance:
'OPUS HOC FIERI FECIT TOMA KYTSON
- IN DIEU ET MON DROIT -
ANNO D'NI MCCCCC TRICESIMO OCTAVO'

Very near the hall stands a small church, which is distinguished by one of the ancient round towers that seem to be peculiar to this part of the kingdom. No use seems to have been made of the edifice for several years, the Rectory having been consolidated with Flempton. The principle monuments within it are those of the Kitsons; one is of John Bouchier, Earl of Bath; one of his son, John, Lord Fitzwarren; one of Thomas, son of Earl Rivers; and several of the Gages.

This ancient and distinguished family claims its origin from The Sire de Gaugi, whose name is on the Roll of Battle Abbey as having fought at the Battle of Hastings.

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Window Mounted Window Mounted and Framed

Window mounted (UK mainland)34.95
Window mounted (Europe)37.95
Window mounted (Rest of the World)39.95
Window mounted & framed (UK mainland only)55.95
Window mounted & framed (Europe)62.95
Window mounted & framed (Rest of the World)74.95



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