Who owns Renishaw Hall?
The current owner of Renishaw is Alexandra Sitwell, daughter of the late Sir Reresby and Lady Sitwell. Her extraordinary family have lived at Renishaw for nearly 400 years.
Where is the Sitwell family home?
Renishaw Hall is a country house in Renishaw in the parish of Eckington in Derbyshire, England. It is a Grade I listed building and has been the home of the Sitwell family for nearly 400 years.
How did the sitwells make their money?
The Sitwells made their fortune in the 16th and 17th centuries, from landowning and iron-making. They made nails and saws, and built themselves a grand gothic pile on the proceeds – Renishaw Hall, on the edge of Chesterfield in Derbyshire.
Is William Sitwell related to Edith Sitwell?
Sitwell is the younger son of Francis Trajan Sacheverell Sitwell (1935-2004) and the grandson of writer and critic Sir Sacheverell Sitwell, 6th Baronet. He is the great-nephew of writer Sir Osbert Sitwell, 5th Baronet and of poet and critic Dame Edith Sitwell.
Is William Sitwell married?
When was Renishaw Hall built?
Renishaw Hall & Gardens/Opened
PRINCIPAL BUILDING Renishaw Hall (listed grade I) was built in c 1625 by George Sitwell as an H-plan house. The building was altered and extended 1793-1808 by Joseph Badger for Sitwell Sitwell, first baronet. Edwin Lutyens (1866-1944) was responsible for interior alterations in 1909.
Who is William Sitwell married to?
Why was Weston Hall sold?
The late-17th-century stone house, which stands in 49 acres of gardens and woodland and was the family home of journalist and renowned food critic and MasterChef judge William Sitwell, sold last year after he and his brother, baronet and film producer Sir George struggled with the costs of the upkeep.
Who are the critics on MasterChef?
William Sitwell, Jay Rayner and Charles Campion are the other main critics who often appear on MasterChef.
Where does William Sitwell live now?
Food writer and MasterChef judge William Sitwell has called the chocolate box village of Weston in South Northants home all his life, with Weston Hall having been in the family since 1714.
Where was Sitwell born?
London, United Kingdom
William Sitwell/Place of birth
Is Eckington South Yorkshire?
Eckington is a historic market town in North East Derbyshire, England. It is 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Chesterfield and 8.5 miles (14 km) southeast of Sheffield city centre, on the border with South Yorkshire.