The House, after the fire, from a circa 1913 postcard.
Garden & Outbuildings: The gardens were founded in 1765 by the Countess of Ilchester as a kitchen garden for the Castle. Since then the gardens have developed into a 20-acre site famous for its exotic plants.
House Listed: Demolished
Park Listed: Grade I
Past Seat of: Countess of Ilchester, wife of Stephen Fox-Strangways, 1st Earl of Ilchester, 18th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Garden