Smith-Dodsworth Coat of ArmsThornton Watlass Hall


The Screen Star


In part due to it's extensive history and beautiful presence, the Hall has been used many times as a location for television and film.

This has included the BBC’s All Creatures Great and Small and ITV’s Wuthering Heights. For the last 12 years it has also been the home to ‘Lord Ashfordly’, as Ashfordly Hall in another ITV production; ‘Heartbeat’.

The following images give a quick glimpse behind the scenes.

Filming Clay Pigeon ShootFilming outside the LibraryFilming in the Dining RoomHeartbeat Bentley RallyFilming in the Old Laundry