Earlier Houses: There was very likely at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.
House & Family History: Blachford was purchased in 2011 for a purported £8 million by Alexander Darwall, infamously called “the most loathed man in the country” by Guy Singh-Watson, founder of Riverford Organic. Darwall earned this moniker as a major funder of Brexit and as someone who has enclosed common land at Blachford and at his Suisgill Estate in Scotland.
Garden & Outbuildings: The house sits within a 4,000-acre estate.
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Seat / Home of: Alexander Darwall; here since 2011.
Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Rogers family.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
Ownership Details: The house can be booked for pheasant shoots and deer stalking.
House Open to Public: By Appointment
Historic Houses Member: No