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Castle Goring (Goring Castle)

  • Built / Designed For: Sir Bysshe Shelley

    House & Family History: This amazing house was built in 1790 by the architect Biagio Rebecca for Sir Bysshe Shelley, the poet's grandfather. The Entrance Facade is made of flint and stone in the Gothick style, with a symmetrical three-towered center. The Garden Facade was built of white stone and brick in the Greco-Palladian style. The interior contains a grand circular Hall with a glass dome and a spiral staircase.

  • Architect: John Biagio Rebecca, Sr.

    Date: Circa 1790
    Designed: House for Sir Bysshe Shelley

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  • 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. I, p. 15, 1852.

  • Title: Buildings of England: Sussex, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Nairn, Ian
    Year Published: 1973
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 0140710280
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Hamlet" (2016). "This Strange Exodus" (2016 - short).
  • Seat of: Lady Colin Campbell, since 2014.

    Past Seat of: Sir Bysshe Shelley, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

    Ownership Details: The House is available for weddings and corporate events.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 07956-040-070

    Email: chamberlain@castlegoring.co.uk

    Website: http://www.castlegoring.com

    Historic Houses Member: No