DiCamillo Companion
England

Cothelstone House (Cothelstone Park)

  • Built / Designed For: Edward Jeffries Esdaile

    House & Family History: Cothelstone House was in the neo-Greek style with a three-bay front, with the center bay of giant Ionic columns in antis. It was built for Edward Jeffries Esdaile, who married the daughter of the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley.

  • Architect: George Phillips Manners

    Date: 1817-18
    Designed: House, in conjunction with Charles Mathews, for E.J. Esdaile.

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    Architect: Charles Harcourt Masters

    Date: 1817-18
    Designed: House, in conjunction with George Manners, for E.J. Esdaile.

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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. I, p. 153, 1854.

    John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. IV, 1828.

    Country Life: XXIII, 54, 1908.

  • Title: Buildings of England: South and West Somerset, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus
    Year Published: 1958
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: England's Lost Houses From the Archives of Country Life
    Author: Worsley, Giles
    Year Published: 2002
    Publisher: London: Aurum Press
    ISBN: 1854108204
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 644
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: No Voice From the Hall: Early Memories of a Country House Snooper
    Author: Harris, John
    Year Published: 1998
    Publisher: London: John Murray
    ISBN: 0719555671
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Edward Jeffries Esdaile, early 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No