DiCamillo Companion

Elton Hall

  • Earlier Houses: An earlier house was demolished circa 1910 and replaced by the current house.

    Built / Designed For: John Stanley Appleby

    House & Family History: During World War II the house served as the officers' mess for the Royal Canadian Air Force Goosepool (RAF Middleton St. George).

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Lieutenant-Colonel Sleigh built the greenhouse.

  • Title: Lost Houses of County Durham
    Author: Meadows, Peter; Waterson, Edward
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Yorkshire: Jill Raines
    ISBN: 0951649418
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Not Listed

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: John Errington, until 1664. Henry Lambton, 17th century. Sir Robert Shafto, 17th century; John Shafto, until 1801. Thomas Wade, 19th century; The Rev. Albany Wade, 19th century. John Stapylton Sutton, 19th century. Thomas Appleby, until 1909. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: John Stanley Appleby, 1910-24. Robert Ropner, 20th century. Lieutenant-Colonel Sleigh.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Hospital / Care Home / Recovery Center

    Ownership Details: Today Elton Hall Care Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 01642-570-200

    Email: [email protected]

    Historic Houses Member: No


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