DiCamillo Companion

Appleby Castle

  • House & Family History: The Castle, together with two gate lodges, five cottages, stables, offices, and 29 acres of grounds, was listed for sale in July 2002.

    Collections: On May 4, 2016 the Edinburgh firm of Lyon & Turnbull auctioned the library of Appleby Castle.

  • Architect: Thomas Machell

    Date: 1686-88
    Designed: Classical style east range for 6th Earl of Thanet
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, p. 163, 1852.

    Country Life: LXXXVII, 3825 plan, 408, 1940.

  • Title: Country Life (magazine)
    Author: NA
    Year Published: NA
    Reference: Jul 4, 2002
    Publisher: London: Future plc
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Magazine

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • "The Gypsies Are Coming" (1998 - BBC TV documentary on the Appleby Horse Fair, with owner Denis Vernon).
  • Current Seat / Home of: Sally Nightingale

    Past Seat / Home of: Thomas Tufton, 6th Earl of Thanet, 17th century. Clifford family. Denis Vernon, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

    Ownership Details: The Castle can be seen by appointment and can be booked for wedding accommodation.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01768-351-402

    Fax: 01768-351-082

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: http://www.applebycastle.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No