DiCamillo Companion

Great Bevills (Bevills)

  • Built / Designed For: Sir Richard Waldegrave

    House & Family History: 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 & 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