Discover the stately ruins of the birthplace of Bess of Hardwick, one of the richest and most remarkable women of Elizabethan England. Ascend through four floors to enjoy spectacular views over the Derbyshire countryside and Hardwick New Hall. Take your time and admire the spectacular decorative plasterwork on your way up.
Welcome to Hardwick – a spectacular Elizabethan house filled with rich furnishings and tapestries preserved by successive generations of the Devonshire family. It was the formidable 'Bess of Hardwick' who first built the house and developed the surrounding estate in the late 1500s.
11/07/2022 · The exterior and interior of Hardwick Hall are undergoing renovation and restoration. The house is known as More Glass than Wall. The house and property are now owned by the National Trust, The house belonged to the Dukes of Devonshire Bess Hardwick was born at Hardwick. She was married four times. Her second husband was Sir William Cavendish.
13/08/2022 · Visited the Hardwick Hall for the food fayre. It was reasonably priced at £7 for seniors and £8 for adults. Plenty of parking, conditions were bright and dry so no issues with mud. Lots of food stalls, circus training for the kids, craft stalks, alcohol, cookery demos and food judging and tasting.
Bess of Hardwick Elizabeth Stuart, Countess of Lennox née Cavendish (31 March 1555 – 16 January 1582) was an English noblewoman and the wife of Charles Stuart, 1st Earl of Lennox . She was the mother of Arbella Stuart , a close relation to the English and Scottish thrones.
George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury died 18 November 1590, survived by his wife Bess of Hardwick. He was buried in the Shrewsbury chapel at Sheffield Parish Church (now Sheffield Cathedral), where a large monument erected to him can still be seen. Marriages and progeny
The New Hall as it was once known was built by the Earl and Countess of Shrewsbury; the Countess being the redoubtable ‘Bess of Hardwick’ who built Hardwick Hall and Chatsworth. The children from her first marriage to Sir William Cavendish created the line of the Dukes of Devonshire whose generations have lived at Chatsworth House until the present day.