DiCamillo Companion

Great Bevills (Bevills)

  • 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
    ISBN: 0850110351
    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