Open Day for Local people

Open Day for Local People 7 April 2009

Open Day for Local people

On Tuesday 7 April in celebration of the official opening taking place on the same day, Bicton Arena and the Rolle Estate Office will be hosting an afternoon event for local people to find out more about the restoration of the Grade I Listed Parkland, see inside the new offices and hear about the Estate's strategy and plans for the future.

Please join us at anytime between 4 and 7 p.m.

If you would like to attend this event please contact Stephanie Colllins on 01395 441142 or email [email protected] as admittance will be by invitation only.

…and the Lord Clinton was, by the whole Council, brought to the King’s presence, who after like thanks was given, was pleased that he should be made High Admiral of England and one of his Privy Council…

– Official record of appointment of 9th Baron Clinton as Lord High Admiral for life on 4th May 1550

Do what you can to elevate your profession. It is an honourable one

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

But our power for good or evil in this world’s affairs in a countryside is enormous

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

to set out against the Scots, the King’s enemies and rebels

– Instructions given by Edward 1 to John de Clinton on 8th April 1298, prior to him leading the Royal army to victory at the Battle of Falkirk. As a direct result the Clinton Barony was formed on 22nd July 1299