An 1830 engraving of the House from "Neale's Views of Seats"
House & Family History: Encombe, together with 2,026 acres, sold for £15 million in 2001. In 2009 the House and Esate was sold for £20 million to James Gaggero, who made a fortune with Gibraltar Airways.
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: 2.S. Vol. IV, 1828.
Country Life: CXXXIII, 164, 214 plan, 1963.
Title: Country Life (magazine)
Year Published: NA
Reference: Aug 8, 2002, pg. 65
Publisher: London: Future plc
Book Type: Magazine
Title: Buildings of England: Dorset, The
Author: Newman, John; Pevsner, Nikolaus
Year Published: 1999
Publisher: London: Penguin Books
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Grade II
Current Seat / Home of: James Gaggero; here since 2009.
Past Seat / Home of: John Zouche, 16th century. Sir Thomas Arundel, 16th century. Robert Culliford, 16th century; Culliford family here until 1734. John Pitt, 18th century. John Scott, 3rd Earl of Eldon, 19th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No