DiCamillo Companion
England

Barnsley House

  • 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)
    Author: NA
    Year Published: NA
    Reference: Aug 8, 2002, pg. 65
    Publisher: London: Future plc
    ISBN: NA
    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
    ISBN: 0719555671
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • "Greenfingers" (2000).
  • 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.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01285-740-000

    Fax: 01285-740-900

    Email: info@barnsleyhouse.com

    Website: http://www.barnsleyhouse.com

    Awards: HHA/Christie's Garden of the Year Award 1988.

    Historic Houses Member: No