The house from a 1908 postcard
Earlier Houses: Eridge Castle had, at its core, a medieval house.
House & Family History: Queen Elizabeth I stayed at the medieval house for six days in August 1573. In the 19th century, the Prince of Wales, later Edward VII, was a frequent visitor to the grand Gothick Revival style house.
House Replaced By: Eridge Park, a smaller house, replaced Eridge Castle in the 1930s.
Garden & Outbuildings: Mentioned in the "Doomsday Book," Eridge was part of an estate that claims to have the oldest enclosed deer park in England.
House Listed: Demolished
Park Listed: Grade II*
Current Seat / Home of: The 1930s house, Eridge Park, is today the seat of Christopher George Charles Nevill, 6th Marquess of Abergavenny.
Past Seat / Home of: Henry Nevill, 2nd Earl of Abergavenny, 18th century; Nevill family seated at Eridge Castle from the 15th century until 1937.
Current Ownership Type: Demolished
Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No