The House from an early 19th century engraving
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