DiCamillo Companion

Compton Bassett House

  • Earlier Houses: Two earlier houses stood near the current house: a 15th-16th century house that was replaced by a 17th century house (altered in the 19th century), which was itself demolished circa 1929-30, when the stableblock was converted into the current house.

    House & Family History: In 2021 the house, together with 72 acres, was listed for sale for £6.75 million by pop star Robbie Williams and his wife, Ayda Fields.

  • House Listed: Not Listed

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT FIRST HOUSE: Basset family, 13th century. Sir John Marvyn, until 1566. SEATED AT SECOND HOUSE: Sir John Weld, 17th century. George Heneage Walker-Heneage, until 1875; Godfrey Walker-Heneage, 1901-18. SEATED AT THIRD (CURRENT) HOUSE: Captain Sir Guy Benson, 20th century. Paul Cripps, 1998-2007. Robbie Williams, 2008-21.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No