Stanfield Hall, near Wymondham, Norfolk
Place of origin
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Attingham Park, Shropshire (Accredited Museum)
Ceramic, Staffordshire, Stanfield Hall, near Wymondham, Norfolk, Staffordshire Pottery. A Staffordshire model of Stanfield Hall. The bridge over the moat is at the right end; actually it was straight in front of the porch. On the evening of 28 November 1848 James Blomfield Rush shot Isac Jermy dead on the porch of Stanfield Hall, he then entered the house and shot dead Jermy's son, Isaac Jermy Jermy, and subsequently wounded the son's wife, Sophia Jane, and Eliza Chastney, the chambermaid. Father and son were buried in Wymondham churchyard on 5 December. Rush was convicted and hanged before Norwich Castle on 14 April 1849 in one of the last public executions outside London. Special excursion trains were laid on for people to attend.
part of collection built up by Thomas Balston (d.1967). He wrote about the collection in Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Age, 1958.
Marks and inscriptions
STANFIELD HALL (gilt script)
Makers and roles
Staffordshire Pottery, potter