Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.
Built / Designed For: William Lowndes-Stone II
House & Family History: The extant buildings, together with 135 acres, were listed for sale in 2011 for £9 million.
Collections: During World War II Brightling Park was home to a prep school; after the school decamped most of the house was demolished 1947-48.
Garden & Outbuildings: The circa 1770 Grade II-listed stableblock was converted into the house after Brightwell Park was demolished in the 1940s. The Dower House and the coach house are also extant.
Architect: James WyattDate: Circa 1790
John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. II, p. 196, 1853.
House Listed: Not Listed
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: Baldwin de Bereford, 14th century. Francis Lowe, until 1754. William Lowndes-Stone I, until 1772; William Lowndes-Stone II, 1772-89. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: William Lowndes-Stone II, 1791-1830.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No