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Ashton Hall

  • Architect: Alexander Edward

    Date: Circa 1706
    Designed: Alterations for 4th Duke of Hamilton

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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. I, p. 208, 1854.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 343
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Edmund Lawrence, 14th century. Butler family. Gerard family, 17th century. James Hamilton, 4th Duke of Hamilton and 1st Duke of Brandon, 1698-1712; James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Hamilton and 2nd Duke of Brandon, 1712-43; James Hamilton, 6th Duke of Hamilton and 3rd Duke of Brandon, 1743-58; James Hamilton, 7th Duke of Hamilton and 4th Duke of Brandon, 1758-69; Douglas Hamilton, 8th Duke of Hamilton and 5th Duke of Brandon, 1769-99; Archibald Hamilton, 9th Duke of Hamilton and 6th Duke of Brandon, 1799-1819; Alexander Hamilton, 10th Duke of Hamilton and 7th Duke of Brandon, 1819-52; William Hamilton, 11th Duke of Hamilton and 8th Duke of Brandon, 1852-53. Le Gendre Nicholas Starkie, 1853-65; John Pierce Chamberlain Starkie, 1860s-70s; Edward Arthur Le Gendre Starkie, until 1884. James Williamson, 1st Baron Ashton, 1884-1930. William Pye, 1930s.

    Current Ownership Type: Club

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Country Club / Golf Club

    Ownership Details: Owned by Lancaster Golf Club; the house can be booked for events.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01524-751-247

    Email: enquiries@lancastergc.co.uk

    Website: https://www.lancastergc.co.uk/

    Historic Houses Member: No