DiCamillo Companion

Burford House (Scrob’s Castle)

  • Earlier Houses: There was medieval house named Scrob's Castle on, or near, the site of the current house.

    Built / Designed For: William Bowles, owner of Vauxhall Glassworks.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Burford is home to the National Clematis Collection.

  • Country Life: CII, 1310, 1947.

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Richard le Scrob, 11th century. Baron Francis Cornwall, 18th century; Cornwall family here from the 14th century until 1720. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: William Bowles, 18th century. George Rushout, 3rd Baron Northwick, 19th century. John Treasure, mid-20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Wedding & Event Venue

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01584-810-777

    Website: https://www.burfordhouseandgardens.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No