DiCamillo Companion

Gatcombe House

  • Earlier Houses: The medieval manor house of the Stur family, mentioned in the "Domesday Book," was on, or near, the site of the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Sir Edward Worsley

  • Chapel & Church: Dedicated in 1292, St. Olave's Church was built next to Gatcombe House to serve as its chapel.

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Stur (Estur) family, 13th century. Lisle family. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Sir Edward Meux Worsley, 18th century. Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton, 19th century. Sir Charles Seely, 1st Bt., 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No