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England

Donnington Hall

  • Earlier Houses: There has been a house on, or near, the site of the current house since the 11th century.

    House & Family History: Donnington was sold in 1979 and again 1992. In May 2011 the House and 187 acres were listed for sale yet again, this time for £6 million; the Estate sold in April 2012 to actress Elizabeth Hurley and her partner, Shane Warne.

  • Architect: Gilbert F.M. Ogilvy

    Date: 1909
    Designed: Remodeled and enlarged House for Admiral Sir Arthur Fanshawe

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  • Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume II: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire
    Author: Reid, Peter
    Year Published: 1980
    Reference: pg. 20
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110319
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Elizabeth Hurley and Shane Warne; here since 2012.

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: Machen family, until 1671. Skippe family, 1671 until circa 1750. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Skippe family, until 1771. Webb family, 1771-1906. Admiral Sir Arthur Dalrymple Fanshawe, 1906-28. Colonel Spence-Colby, 1928-57. Mark Hellyer, mid-20th century. Richard Marcon, 1970s.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No