DiCamillo Companion
England

Easton Hall

  • Built / Designed For: Sir Henry Cholmeley

    House & Family History: Easton Hall was significantly damaged during World War II, when it was occupied by the British Army. The House was demolished in 1951.

    Comments: Franklin Delano Roosevelt visited Easton in the early 20th century and said of it: "a dream of Nirvana……almost too good to be true."

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The 12-acre garden was abandoned in 1951, when the House was demolished; in 2001 a garden restoration project began.

  • 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. II, p. 18, 1855.

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Cholmeley family; family here since 1561.

    Past Seat / Home of: Sir Henry Cholmeley, 16th century; Sir Montague Cholmeley, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

    Ownership Details: The Cholmeley family live in the Park and continue to own and operate the Estate.

  • House Open to Public: House Demolished - Grounds Open to Public

    Phone: 01476-530-063

    Email: info@eastonwalledgardens.co.uk

    Website: https://www.visiteaston.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: Yes