It is constructed of Cotswold stone, with a Cotswold stone tiled roof. Particularly famous features of the house are Cromwell's Room.
With history of the English Civil War, the Great Hall, featuring stained glass windows, the Ballroom (an Edwardian era addition), and the Oak Room, which features elaborate oak panels dating from 1590.
Chavenage offers personal tours, usually conducted by the owner, David Lowsley-Williams. It is also a conference, function and wedding venue.
Chavenage has been used in films and for television programmes, including The Mysterious Affair at Styles; a 'Gotcha' for Noel's House Party, Sleuth, Berkeley Square; Cider with Rosie; Grace & Favour; in 2007 the BBC's Lark Rise to Candleford. Scenes from Bonekickers, Tess of the D'Urbervilles and In Love with Barbara were shot at Chavenage in 2008.
Dates & Times
Chavenage House is open to the public from 1st May to 30th September 2009 on Thursdays & Sundays from 2 - 5 pm (Last tours start at 4.00 pm).
Also open on Bank Holidays Easter Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays.
Please telephone for latest prices.