DiCamillo Companion

Barnham Court (Barnham House)

  • Earlier Houses: There was a medieval manor house on the site of the current house.

    House & Family History: Barnham is an unusual house—a cross between Kew Palace and Broome Park, Kent. The house, together with six acres, was listed for sale in 2022 for £4.5 million.

    Comments: Pevsner called Barnham "the best of its date in the county."

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The house features Anglo-Dutch gardens.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Thomas Musgrave, 17th century. John Page, mid-18th century. George White, late 18th century. Sir George Thomas, 3rd Bt., early 19th century. Charles Crosbie, mid-19th century. Richard Cosens, late 19th century. William Forse, early 20th century; Forse family here until 1993.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No