DiCamillo Companion

Barn Elms

  • Built / Designed For: Thomas Cartwright

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The house's former park, today a playing field and open space, is home to one of the oldest and largest plane trees in London.

  • Architect: John Vanbrugh

    Date: 1703
    Designed: Alterations for Jacob Tonson

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    Architect: Venterus Mandey

    Date: 1694-95
    Designed: House for Thomas Cartwright

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  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pgs. 675, 1073
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Thomas Cartwright, late 17th century. Jacob Tonson, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No