Packington Hall is a 17th-century mansion situated at Great Packington, near Meriden, Warwickshire, England the seat of the Earl of Aylesford. It is a Grade II* listed building.
It was built in 1693 for Sir Clement Fisher on whose death in 1729 the Packington estate passed to his daughter Mary, who married the Earl of Aylesford, Heneage Finch.
The Park was designed by Capability Brown.
In 1772, the house was much extended and improved in Palladian style to designs by architect Joseph Bonomi.
It was severely damaged by fire in 1979 but has since been fully restored.
The house is not generally open to the public but is available by arrangement for conferences and functions.
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... Packington Hall (grid reference SK163063) in Staffordshire, England was a country mansion designed by architect James Wyatt in the 18th century that was the home of the Levett family for many generations ... Packington Hall is located approximately two miles from Lichfield, and was likely built for Zachary Babington whose daughter Mary Babington married Theophilus Levett, town clerk of Lichfield ... The Levett family, many of whom also resided at Wychnor Hall in the same county, embraced vicars, MP's, barristers and soldiers ...
... Levett was the son of Thomas Levett of Packington Hall and nephew of John Levett, who sat for one term as a Tory Member of Parliament before he was recalled ... Levett lived in Packington Hall, a Levett family property that had been acquired in the eighteenth century ... The same Levett family also lived at Wychnor Hall at nearby Wychnor, Staffordshire ...
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