Hunt Painter William
Two Persons: From £92 per night (£75 single)
This room along with its neighbouring room Hunt Painter – Jane, is in the oldest part of the house with honey coloured exposed beams and glorious views over the garden and Church. The room has been decorated to reflect the “country living” profile of the Guest House. This is a twin bedded room with ensuite Shower Room.
William Hunt Painter Rector of Stirchley 1894-1909 – Victorian rector and botanist
William was appointed to Stirchley in 1894 and is recorded in the 1901 Census aged 65 living at the Rectory with his wife Jane and two domestic servants, Agnes Timmins and Emma Evans. William was a keen amateur botanist and discovered one of the rarest plants in the world, named plant Painter’s Fumitory after him, one of the very few plants considered endemic to Britain.