Monument details

HER Number:815/1
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Darnhall

Summary

The placename 'Dernhale' is first mentioned in 1225. Darnhall was a manor of the earls of Chester and John le Scot, Earl of Chester 1232-37 died here. A manor is area of administration introduced as a feudal estate after the Norman Conquest and used for over 500 years after. It was later a royal manor of Edward I. The first monks of Darnhall apparently took over an existing Royal manor house.


Parish:DARNHALL, VALE ROYAL, CHESHIRE WEST AND CHESTER

Monument Types

  • MANOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MANOR HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)



Cheshire East Council and Cheshire West & Chester Council - Working in Partnership
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