Keys to the Past

Site of Greencroft Hall (Greencroft)

This was the site of Greencroft Hall, which was built in the seventeenth century. It was bought from Ralph Hall in 1670. By 1939, the house was standing empty, when it was taken over by the army. The fittings, including the fireplaces, were sold in 1954 and the buildings were demolished in 1954. An eighteenth century Gothic arch and some cottages nearby were demolished in 1955.

Reference number:D1858
Historical period: Stuart (1603 to 1714)
Mid 20th Century (1933 to 1966)
Second World War (1939 to 1945)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Greencroft

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