DiCamillo Companion
England

Barrells Hall

  • Built / Designed For: Robert Knight

    House & Family History: Barrells was one of the most important estates in Warwickshire. The House was built 1792-94 for Robert Night, MP, and is one of the few domestic works of Joseph Bonomi's to survive into the 21st century. Circa 1856 the House was slightly altered and then extended, circa 1882, to the designs of J.P. Seddon. Barrells burned in the 1930s and was not occupied again until the early 21st century, when it was saved from dereliction and restored as a family home.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The architect J.P. Seddon laid out the Winter Garden, circa 1882.

  • Architect: John Pollard Seddon

    Date: Circa 1882
    Designed: Extended house, designed Italianate Tower, Winter Garden.

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    Architect: Humphry Repton

    Designed: Consulted about parkland
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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    Architect: Joseph Bonomi the Elder

    Date: 1792-94
    Designed: House for Robert Night

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  • Title: Georgian Group Annual Report
    Author: NA
    Year Published: NA
    Reference: 2002, pg. 6
    Publisher: London: The Georgian Group
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Light Softback

    Title: Georgian: The Magazine of the Georgian Group, The
    Author: NA
    Year Published: NA
    Reference: May 2001, pg. 5
    Publisher: London: The Georgian Group
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Magazine

    Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Not Listed

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat of: Robert Knight, MP, 18th century. Newton family, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No