DiCamillo Companion
England

Avon Tyrrell House

  • Built / Designed For: 3rd Lord Manners

    House & Family History: In 1946 the 4th Lord Manners gave Avon Tyrrell to the nation for the use of young people. It is today the headquarters for UK Youth.

    Comments: Pevsner called Lethaby's Avon Tyrrell (one of his first commissions) "one of the finest houses of the date in England."

  • Architect: William Richard Lethaby

    Date: 1891
    Designed: House for 3rd Lord Manners

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  • Country Life: XXVII, 846 plan, 1910.

  • Title: Lasting Elegance: English Country Houses, 1830-1900
    Author: Hall, Michael
    Year Published: 2009
    Reference: pgs. 170, 173
    Publisher: New York: The Monacelli Press
    ISBN: 9781580932561
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Best Buildings of England, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus
    Year Published: 1986
    Publisher: London: Viking
    ISBN: 0670812838
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Past Seat of: Lord Manners, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Charity / Nonprofit

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Offices

    Ownership Details: Today the headquarters for UK Youth

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01425-672-347

    Fax: 01425-675-108

    Email: info@ukyouth.org

    Website: http://www.avontyrrell.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No