Gosfield Hall was built in 1545 by Sir John Wentworth, who was a member of the household of Cardinal Wolsey.
Gosfield is a Grade 1 listed building that was visited by Queen Elizabeth I. The exterior looks newer as it was remodelled in the 18th century, as was the Grand Salon, but the central courtyard still retains the old Tudor style. Later Gosfield Hall was the home of King Louis XVIII of France after the French revolution.
Nowadays of course it’s one of Essex’s finest venues for civil ceremonies and wedding receptions. (more…)