Earlier Houses: The first home on the site was a classical style 11-bay house with a giant portico that was built in 1780s; this house burned in 1877 and was replaced by the second house, which was built between 1877 and 1881. The second house was demolished in 1955.
Built / Designed For: H.R. Corbet
House & Family History: The rambling Victorian house, the second on the site, had pointed gables, diaper brickwork, battlements, bay windows, and a tower. It was demolished in 1955.
Architect: Unknown (designed by an unknown architect)Date: 1780s
Architect: John Carline IIDate: 1787-88
Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
Author: Colvin, Howard
Year Published: 1995
Reference: pg. 215
Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
Book Type: Softback
Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume II: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire
Author: Reid, Peter
Year Published: 1980
Reference: pg. 75
Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Demolished
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat of: SEATED AT FIRST HOUSE: Sir Corbet Corbet, 1st Bt., 18th century. SEATED AT SECOND HOUSE: H.R. Corbet, 19th century.
Current Ownership Type: Demolished
Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No