The House from a 1787 engraving
Built / Designed For: Sir Thomas Wolryche
House & Family History: Dudmaston is a red sandstone house of the late 17th century. The Wolryche family acquired the Dudmaston Estate in 1403 and their direct descendants kept the estate in succession until it was given to the National Trust in 1978.
Collections: Dudmaston contains one of Britain's most important public collections of contemporary art in a country house setting.
Country Life: CLXV. 634, 714, 818, 1979.
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Grade II
Current Seat / Home of: Hamilton-Russell family
Past Seat / Home of: Sir Thomas Wolryche, 17th century; Wolryche-Whitmore-Labouchere family here from the 15th century until 1978.
Current Ownership Type: The National Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction