DiCamillo Companion

Brome Hall

  • House & Family History: Brome is most noted today as the seat of Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738-1805), the army officer and colonial administrator famous as the British general who surrendered to a combined American-French force at the Siege of Yorktown in 1781 during the American Revolutionary War.

  • Architect: George Wyatt

    Date: Early 19th century
    Designed: Alterations for 2nd Marquess Cornwallis

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  • Title: Burke's & Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
    Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
    Year Published: 1981
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Unknown

    Park Listed: Unknown

  • Past Seat / Home of: Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No