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Hinwick House
Hinwick House
Hinwick House taken from a postcard

Hinwick House was built between 1709 and 1713 by Richard Orlebar, and his wife Diana (Astry).
It was designed by John Hunt of Northampton, and stone built.
It remained in the Orlebar family until it was sold in the 1990s.

Rushden Echo, March 23rd 1917, transcribed by Kay Collins

Enlisted - Sec.-Lieut. J. M. Ripley (son of the late Colonel Ripley, brother-in-law of Mr. A. H. Sartoris, J.P., of Rushden Hall), has gone to France to join a Brigade of Artillery. He is 19 years of age, and was educated first at Hinwick House, and afterwards at Eton College. Subsequently he entered the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, passing out in August 1916, when he received a commission in the R.F.A., and was attached to a battery at Woolwich.


During World War I it was used as "VAD" (Voluntary Aid Detachment) hospital to care for soldiers.

Hinwick House postcard
Hinwick House - another postcard

Poster undated
Poster - undated


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