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Ashley Park (Ashley House)

  • House & Family History: Paneling removed from Ashley Park is today in Aldborough Hall, Yorkshire.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Stone terms from Ashley Park are today in the grounds of Buxted Park.

  • Architect: Edward Lovett Pearce

    Date: Early 18th century
    Designed: Service Wing (possibly not executed) for 2nd Viscount Shannon

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    Architect: John Burges Watson

    Date: Mid-19th century
    Designed: Alterations for Sir Henry Fletcher, 2nd Bt.

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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: 2.S. Vol. II, p. 14, 1855.

    John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. IV, 1821.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pgs. 745, 1027
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Sassoon: The Worlds of Philip and Sybil
    Author: Stansky, Peter
    Year Published: 2003
    Reference: pg. 6
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300095473
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: No Voice From the Hall: Early Memories of a Country House Snooper
    Author: Harris, John
    Year Published: 1998
    Publisher: London: John Murray
    ISBN: 0719555671
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Berkeley family, early 17th century. Henry Gibb, 1620s. Christopher Villiers, 1st Earl of Anglesey, 1629-30. Benjamin Weston, 1640s. Sir Richard Pyne, until 1709. Field Marshal Richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon, 1718-40. Colonel John Stephenson, late 18th century. Commander Sir Henry Fletcher, 1st Bt. of Clea Hall, until 1807; Sir Henry Fletcher, 2nd Bt., 19th century. Sassoon David Sassoon, 1866-67; Joseph Sassoon Sassoon, 1867-1918; Sassoon Joseph Sassoon, 1918-22.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No