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Among the exhibits at Stanford Hall is a life-sized replica of 'The Hawk', a fabulous winged flying machine invented by Lt. Percy Pilcher, a friend of Lord Braye of Stanford. Pilcher was killed while flying The Hawk at Stanford in 1899.
The house stands in a lovely grounds featuring a rose garden and higly successful craft centre. Nearby is the parish church of St Nicholas, with monuments to generations of the Cave family.
About Stanford Hall
Address: Lutterworth, Leicestershire, England, LE17 6DH
Attraction Type: Historic House
Location: From the M1 (J18) or J19 southbound only. M6 exit at A14/M1 northbound.
Website: Stanford Hall
Phone: +44 (0) 1788 860250
Historic Houses Association
Photo Credit: Mat Fascione, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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