Built / Designed For: John Brittan
House & Family History: Bateman's was built for a local iron dealer and was the home of author Rudyard Kipling between 1902 and 1936. The House and contents were bequeathed to the National Trust by Kipling's widow in 1940.
Country Life: XXIV, 224, 1908. LXXIX, 90, 1936.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: John Brittan, 17th century. Rudyard Kipling, 1902-36.
Current Ownership Type: The National Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction