DiCamillo Companion
DiCamillo Griffin Logo

Firle Place

  • Built / Designed For: Probably for Sir John Gage

    Collections: Firle contains fine collections of Old Master paintings, Sèvres, and French and English furniture. A pair of Queen Anne silver gilt standing cups and covers were sold at Christie's on November 26, 1980.

  • Architect: John Brodie

    Date: 1801
    Designed: Stables for 3rd Viscount Gage

    View all houses

    Architect: Henry Rhodes

    Date: 1807
    Designed: Alterations to House for 3rd Viscount Gage (possibly not executed)

    View all houses
  • Country Life: XLVII, 78, 108, 1920. CXVII, 480 plan, 564, 620, 1955.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pgs. 163, 860
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • "The Return of the Soldier" (1982). "Lame Ducks" (1984? - TV series). "Blackeyes" (1989 - TV mini series). "Firelight" (1997). "Jonathan Creek Christmas Special" (1997? - TV series). "Bargain Hunt" (2000? - BBC documentary, 1 episode). "The Line of Beauty" (2006 - BBC TV mini series, as the Feddens's French holiday home of Le Manoir, but not the pool scenes). "Emma" (2020 - as Hartfield, the Woodhouse family home).
  • Current Seat / Home of: Henry Nicolas Gage, 8th Viscount Gage; Gage family here for over 500 years.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01273-858-307

    Email: firleplace@firle.com

    Website: https://firle.com

    Historic Houses Member: Yes