- Oakley Hall, Staffordshire
The Chetwode family who from about the 13th century owned the Chetwode Manor estate in Buckinghamshire also held the manor of Oakley. There was a substantial manor house at Oakley in the 16th century.
In about 1710 Sir John Chetwode Bt, ( High Sheriff of Staffordshire in 1691 and 1698) replaced the old house with a two storey mansion, the ballustaded entrance front having eleven bays, the central three bays of which were pedimented.
The 1881 census discloses the 6th Baronet and his family in residence with a staff of fifteen servants. The Chetwodes sold the estate in 1919.
The house is not generally open to the public but is available by arrangement for corporate functions , conferences etc.
Oakley Hall is the home of UK's Big Brother 10 contestant Freddie Fisher IV.
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