The House from "The Practical Exemplar of Architecture," circa 1920.
Built / Designed For: John Pierene (Perrin)
House & Family History: Wallace Simpson was supposedly introduced to the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII) at Argyll House in 1931.
Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
Author: Colvin, Howard
Year Published: 1995
Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
Book Type: Softback
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: John Pierene (Perrin), 18th century. Mary Villiers, 18th century. John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll, 18th century. Lady Sybil Colefax, 20th century. Maria Harrison, until 1959. Oswald Constantine John Phipps, 4th Marquess of Normanby, 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: Unknown
Primary Current Ownership Use: Unknown
House Open to Public: Unknown
Historic Houses Member: No