Wolseley Hall

  • Wolseley Bridge, Colwich, Staffordshire
  • OSGB – SK 0241 2027


Fortified manor house.

Seat of Sir Charles Wolseley.


12th C                            Home of the Wolseley family.

1469                              c: Built. Licence to crenellate granted to Sir Ralph Wolseley.

17th C                            Country house on the site, defensive wall footings.

18th C                            Room.

1820                              Buildings all pulled down and replaced by a new hall.

19th C                            Hall.

1950’s                           Damaged by fire.

1966                              Demolished.

1980’s                           Sir Charles Wolseley restored the gardens.

1988                              Excavated.

1990                              Stables converted into a visitor centre run by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust.

2001-2002                     Aerial photograph.

2002                              Watching Brief by J. Goodwin, Potteries Museum Field Archaeology Unit.



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