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Great Hall, Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Great Hall, Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Photograph taken 1959 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: aa59/03701

An interior view of the Great Hall in Hatfield House. The house was built by Robert Cecil, first Earl of Salisbury, in 1607-12 at a cost of £40,000. It incorporates part of the former Royal Palace in its construction where Elizabeth I spent much of her childhood.