DiCamillo Companion

Deans Court

  • Earlier Houses: There have been buildings on, or near, the site of the current house for over 1,300 years old, including a Saxon monastery.

    House & Family History: Deans Court, according to local lore, was built in the 8th century for the abbess of Wimborne. The house became the deanery to Wimborne Minster in the mid-10th century; it was converted to a private home in the mid-16th century, after the Dissolution of the Monasteries.

  • Title: Johansens Historic Houses, Castles & Gardens, 2000
    Author: NA
    Year Published: 1999
    Publisher: London: Johansens Ltd.
    ISBN: 1860177166
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Sir William and Lady Hanham; Hanham family here for 500 years.

    Past Seat / Home of: John Hanham, MP, 16th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

    Ownership Details: The house is open by appointment for tours and can be booked for weddings and events.

  • House Open to Public: Limited Access

    Phone: 01202-849-314

    Email: info@deanscourt.org

    Website: https://www.deanscourt.org/

    Historic Houses Member: Yes