Home of the Giffards since 1178, the present hall is a red brick, stone porticoed Palladian mansion by Smith of Warwick containing original Baroque rooms and a magnificent central salon by Sir John Soane. Portraits include two generations by Batoni. Features include‘Capability’ Brown’s largest lake, which he created with a dam. Remarkable park buildings include a bridge by Paine and a temple by Soane, as well as a false bridge, disguising the dam, by ‘Capability’ Brown.
This property offers free access to HHA Friends and Members during normal opening hours. Please check opening times.
Codsall Wood, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, WV8 1RE
Tel: 01902 850 236
The HHA represents 1500 privately-owned historic houses, castles and gardens throughout the UK. These are listed buildings or designated gardens, usually Grade I or II*, and are often outstanding. Many are considered to be iconic symbols of Britain’s unique heritage.