DiCamillo Companion

Dudley House

  • House & Family History: Between 1859 and 1877 the 1st Earl of Dudley paid the entire cost for the restoration of Worcester Cathedral (there is a monument to him in the cathedral). Lord Dudley was also a trustee of the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery.

    Collections: The 1st Earl of Dudley had an important collection of Italian and Flemish paintings at Dudley House, including works by Bellini, Francia, Cuyp, and Ruysdael. There was also a Canova sculpture of Venus in the Picture Gallery of the House.

  • Architect: William Atkinson

    Date: 1827-28
    Designed: Work for 4th Earl of Breadalbane

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

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Thani

    Past Seat / Home of: William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley, until 1885. Mr. J.B. Robinson, late 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No