Past Seat Of: Parminter family, circa 1790 until 1991.
Current Ownership Type: The National Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction
House & Family History: A la Ronde is a unique 16-sided circular cottage orné built in the late 18th century to the designs of two sisters, Mary and Jane Parminter, for themselves. The interior includes a shell-encrusted room and a feather frieze. The House was purchased in 1991 by the National Trust with £250,000 from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Grade II
Title: Hudson's Historic Houses & Gardens, 1999
Year Published: 1999
Publisher: Oxfordshire: Norman Hudson & Company
Book Type: Softback
Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
Author: Sayer, Michael
Year Published: 1993
Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
Book Type: Hardback