DiCamillo Companion

Flete House

  • House & Family History: Norman Shaw made alterations around an Elizabethan manor in 1879.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: T.E. Laurence (Laurence of Arabia) helped Russell Page design the waterfall garden in the 1920s.

  • Architect: Norman Shaw

    Date: 1879
    Designed: Alterations around earlier Elizabethan manor

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    Architect: Montague Russell Page

    Date: 1920s
    Designed: Waterfall garden

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  • 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. 102, 1855.

    Country Life: XXXVIII, 680 plan, 1915.

  • Title: Edwardian Great House, The
    Author: Airs, Malcom (Editor)
    Year Published: 2000
    Reference: pg. 78
    Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University
    ISBN: 0903736306
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Sense and Sensibility" (1995 - an Estate house was used as Barton Cottage). "My Cousin Rachel" (2017 - for the beach and cliff scenes).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir Charles Hele, 17th century. Francis Bingham Mildmay, 1st Baron Mildmay of Flete, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Retirement Home

    Ownership Details: Owned by Audley Court Ltd.

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 01752-830-308

    Fax: 01752-830-309

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

    Historic Houses Member: No