Agecroft Hall: Discover 17th Century England in Richmond

From Elizabethan England, to the banks of the James. Built in England about 500 years ago, Agecroft Hall now overlooks Virginia's James River.


A landmark of history, framed in beauty. Agecroft's Elizabethan knot garden.


England's past. Crated, shipped, and carefully reassembled in Richmond, Virginia.

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Agecroft Association Mission Statement

   Agecroft Association’s mission is to serve as:

  • A source for enjoyment, education and cultural activity for the general public.
  • A unique educational center for the specializing in the studies for British Renaissance 1485-1660.

   Emphasis is placed upon:

  • Developing and maintaining Agecroft Hall, its collections, grounds and gardens in a manner which highlights Agecroft Hall’s uniqueness; while

  • Interpreting the architecture, art, furnishings, gardens and social history of an English gentry manor house during the period 1485-1660; and

  • Identifying those aspects of Agecroft Hall, its grounds and gardens that are not authentic to the Hall’s original place and time, yet are part of Agecroft’s more recent history as a dwelling (i.e., twentieth century library, Virginia landscaping, etc.);

  • Engaging in community and civic activities and supporting tourism in Metropolitan Richmond; and

  • Offering varied educational programs, including seminars, classes, lectures and tours.