Brockett Hall races

18th century amusements

Brocket Hall Estate map showing the route of the race course. Ref D/EP/P15
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

Amongst the Wittewronge archives is a race card for a race meeting to be held at Brockett Hall. The map on this page comes from the Panshanger collection. It shows the whole Brocket Hall estate, and if you look carefully you can see the route of hte race course marked by flags at the start and finish.

 

Brockett Hall was the home of the prime minister, Lord Melbourne and his wife, Lady Caroline Lamb, famously a lover of Lord Byron.

This page was added on 24/10/2013.

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