About Yattendon Village Hall
Yattendon Village Hall is a versatile, newly refurbished and beautiful Village hall that can be hired for private functions.
Named after a 13th-century lord of the manor, Peter de Yattendon, Yattendon is a small, pretty village in the heart of the extensive Yattendon Estate.
In the 14th century, the Manor of Yattendon was bought by the De La Beche family, whose main residence was at La Beche Castle near Yattendon. Later it was in the hands of the Norreys family who built Yattendon Castle, a large fortified manor house.
All that remains of Yattendon Castle now is the moat and the manor house that now stands on the site. Yattendon Estate is now owned by the Iliffe family.
The parish church of Yattendon is the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul near the centre of the village. It was built by Sir John Norreys in about the middle of the 15th century. The porch, vestry and spire were added 15 years later by Alfred Waterhouse, builder of the Natural History Museum.