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Cave Castle (South Cave Castle) (East Hall Manor)

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier house on the site (East Hall Manor), parts of which were incorporated into the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Henry Boldero-Barnard

    House & Family History: Lewyns Boldero-Barnard purchased the Cave Castle Estate (then called East Hall Manor) in the mid-18th century. His son, Henry Boldero-Barnard, rebuilt the House in the early 19th century.

    Collections: A painting of Cave Castle, circa late 1780s, by William Burgess was sold from the collection of Ven House by Christie's June 21-22, 1999 for £18,400.

  • Architect: Henry Hakewill

    Date: 1804
    Designed: House for for Henry Boldero Barnard

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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: 2.S. Vol. II. p. 135, 1855.

  • Title: Christie's Auction Catalog: Ven House, 1999
    Author: NA
    Year Published: 1999
    Reference: pg. 240
    Publisher: London: Christie's
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Lewyns Boldero-Barnard, 18th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Henry Boldero-Barnard, early 19th century; Charles Boldero-Barnard, late 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel

    Ownership Details: Today Cave Castle Hotel & Country Club

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01430-422-245

    Website: https://www.cavecastlehotel.com

    Historic Houses Member: No