An 1819 engraving of the House from "Neale's Views of Seats"
The House from a 1906 postcard
Earlier Houses: There was a medieval palace of the bishops of Bath and Wells on the site, which was replaced by a Tudor house, parts of which may have been incorporated into the current house.
Garden & Outbuildings: Thomas Wright may have designed the Park and follies.
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. 242, 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: Vol. II, 1819.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Grade II
Past Seat / Home of: Sir Henry St. John Carew St. John-Mildmay, 4th Bt., 19th century.
Current Ownership Type: Corporation
Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel
Ownership Details: Today the Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire
House Open to Public: By Appointment
Historic Houses Member: No