DiCamillo Companion
England

Coleshill House (Coleshill Hall)

  • Earlier Houses: 17th century house on the site was demolished in 1870 to make way for the current house.

    House & Family History: The Gothic style house of 1873 is of blue and red brick with Bath stone dressings. It was most recently used as a hospital.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The 17th century Stables are used today as a farm. A 17th century loggia, originally in the grounds of Coleshill, was removed to Ettington Park, Warwickshire, where it remains today.

  • Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume II: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire
    Author: Reid, Peter
    Year Published: 1980
    Reference: pg. 144
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110319
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume II: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire
    Author: Reid, Peter
    Year Published: 1980
    Reference: pg. 138
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110319
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Wingfield-Digby family.

    Current Ownership Type: Government

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Hospital / Care Home / Recovery Center

    Ownership Details: Established in 1929 as a training facility for "mental defectives" by the Corporation of Birmingham, Coleshill Hall Mental Hospital is today Chelmsley Hospital, administered by Warwickshire Area Health Authority.

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 01217-796-981

    Historic Houses Member: No