Built / Designed For: Sir Richard Waldegrave
House & Family History: Additions were made to Great Bevills in the 19th century, with further extensions and improvements in the 20th century. In the 19th century Bevills was the seat of Colonel W.G.C. Probert, whose wife (a lady-in-waiting to Princess Louise) was the model for the illustrations of Alice by Tenniel for "Alice in Wonderland."
Garden & Outbuildings: Bevills is noted for its fine landscaping.
Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
Year Published: 1981
Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Seat / Home of: Probert family
Past Seat / Home of: Sir Richard Waldegrave, 15th century. Colonel W.G.C. Probert, 19th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No