Built / Designed For: Brereton Bourchier
House & Family History: After the famous gardener Rosemary Verney's death, Barnsley House was sold (in a furious bidding war the House, listed for £2.25 million, went in the end for £2.75 million) in 2002 to Tim Haigh, who opened Barnsley as an upscale hotel in 2003.
Garden & Outbuildings: Barnsley House is home to the famous garden created by the late Rosemary Verey. The gardens contain fountains and statues by Simon Verity, furniture by Charles Verey, and two 18th century summer houses. The gardens won the HHA/Christie's Garden of the Year Award in 1988.
Title: Country Life (magazine)
Year Published: NA
Reference: Aug 8, 2002, pg. 65
Publisher: London: Future plc
Book Type: Magazine
Title: No Voice From the Hall: Early Memories of a Country House Snooper
Author: Harris, John
Year Published: 1998
Publisher: London: John Murray
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Grade II
Past Seat / Home of: Brereton Bourchier, 17th century. Rosemary Verey, 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel
Ownership Details: Purchased by Tim Haigh in 2003 and turned into the Barnsley House hotel.