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Cheveley Park

  • Built / Designed For: Henry Jermyn

    House & Family History: Cheveley resembled Horseheath Hall (demolished), which was built ten years earlier (in the 1660s). Cheveley was demolished piecemeal: the 18th century wings were demolished 1857-58; the Burn house was demolished circa 1892; the Edis house, the last remaining element, was demolished in 1926.

    Collections: A painting of Cheveley by Jan Siberechts, 1671, is today in the collection of Belvoir Castle.

  • Architect: Robert William Edis

    Date: 1896-98
    Designed: Rebuilt House for Harry McCalmont

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    Architect: William Burn

    Date: 1858
    Designed: Alterations and additions to House (demolished)

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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: Demolished

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Cotton family, 15th century until 1671. Henry Jermyn, 3rd Baron Jermyn and 1st Baron Dover, 17th century; Jermyn family here from circa 1674 until 1732. Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, 1732-48. John Manners, 3rd Duke of Rutland, 18th century; Manners family here from 1750 until 1892. Colonel H. McCalmont, 1892-1920.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

    Ownership Details: Cheveley Park Stud occupies part of the former estate.

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 01638-730-316

    Email: enquiries@cheveleypark.co.uk

    Website: http://www.cheveleypark.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No