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Dropmore House (Dropmore Park)

  • House & Family History: Dropmore was restored and converted into private luxury dwellings by Corporate Estates Ltd. circa 2006-08. The restoration included the House, the Edwardian stables, and a number of garden buildings, including the Chinese Tea House and the Aviary. Corporate Estates went into bankruptcy in 2011 and Dropmore was purchased in 2012 by Richard and Ian Livingstone of London & Regional Properties.

  • Architect: Samuel Wyatt

    Date: 1792-95
    Designed: House for 1st Baron Grenville

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    Architect: Charles Heathchote Tatham

    Date: 1806-09
    Designed: Alterations to House

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  • 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. I, 1818.

    Country Life: CXX, 772, 1956.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • "Doctor Who" (1972 - TV series, episodes 9.1 to 9.4, "Day of the Daleks," as Auderley House).
  • Past Seat / Home of: William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, 18th-19th centuries.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No