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Gautby
 
Gautby Hall
Gautby Hall
Gautby Hall

This great brick-built eighteenth century mansion was the home of the Vyner family.

The architect was Matthew Brettingham (1699-1769).

The house was only infrequently occupied in the Victorian period and following the death of Robert Vyner in 1874 it was demolished.

Drawing of 1803

Gautby, Hall, Robert Vyner family, Matthew Brettingham
Gautby, All Saints
Gautby, All Saints
Gautby, All Saints

All Saints' church at Gautby is built of brick in the mid-Georgian period. There is a small recessed spirelet on the tower.

June 2014

Gautby, All Saints church
Gautby, All Saints
Gautby, All Saints
Gautby, All Saints

This small church (almost hidden by trees) was built in 1754 by Robert Vyner, whose country house once stood nearby.

Within the church are grand memorials to members of the Vyner family.

Frank Robinson, December 2014

Gautby, All Saints church, Robert Vyner
Gautby, All Saints, memorial
Gautby, All Saints, memorial
Gautby, All Saints, memorial

Memorials in Gautby church include two stone figures, originally erected in 1672 in St Mary Woolnoth Church London.  Seen here is Thomas Vyner, displaying his chain of office as Lord Mayor of London.

Frank Robinson, May 2013

Gautby, All Saints church, memorial, Thomas Vyner, Lord Mayor of London, St Mary Woolnoth church
Gautby, All Saints, window
Gautby, All Saints, window
Gautby, All Saints, window

The chancel at all Saints' church has a Venetian window.

August 2014

Gautby, All Saints church, Venetian window