PoW Hostel 28 Staunton Harold Hall

Staunton Harold Hall was a Hostel or Sub Camp to PoW Camp 28 Knighthorpe / Garendon Camp in Loughborough with the PoWs being housed within the hall itself.


Staunton Harold Estate, B587, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 1RT


Site Visits

January 2020


DSLR and Drone Photos
UK FO Inspection Reports

Staunton Harold Hall was a hostel used to house PoWs from Camp 28 Knightthorpe (Garendon Park). These PoWs are reported as having stayed within the main house / hall. Today there are no traces of this aspects of the estate’s past.

The Hall following the end of the war became a nursing home, but it is now once again a family home. The grounds and park are open to the general public with a number of small businesses being located within the former stables with a large plant nursery close by

Camera and Drone Images of the site of the former PoW Hostel 28 Staunton Harold Hall

Extracts from UK Foreign Office Inspection Report from UK National Archives Kew:

FO 939/112 PoW Camp 28 Knighthorpe Inspection Report Narative Inc Hostel