The Entrance Facade
The Garden Facade
An 1825 engraving of the House from "Neale's Views of Seats"
Built / Designed For: Sir Brook Bridges
House & Family History: The interiors contain the remains of the 1770s decorative scheme by Robert Mylne. Jane Austen was a frequent guest at Goodnestone; her brother Edward was married to one of the family's daughters.
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. 226, 1855.
John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. II, 1825.
Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
Author: Colvin, Howard
Year Published: 2008
Reference: pg. 725
Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
Book Type: Hardback
Title: Georgian: The Magazine of the Georgian Group, The
Year Published: NA
Reference: Jan 2002, pg. 13
Publisher: London: The Georgian Group
Book Type: Magazine
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Grade II
Seat of: Julian Brook Plumptre, 22nd Baron FitzWalter.
Past Seat of: Sir Brook Bridges, Bt., 18th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home