DiCamillo Companion

Grimston Park

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier house on the site of the current house, at which King James VI of Scotland stayed in 1603 on his way south to accept the throne of England as James I.

  • Architect: Decimus Burton

    Date: 1840-50
    Designed: Rebuilt House for 2nd Baron Howden

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  • Country Life: LXXXVII, 276, 1940.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 199
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Greek Revival, The
    Author: Crook, J. Mordaunt
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: London: John Murray
    ISBN: 0719554551
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Stanhope family, early 17th century. Gascoigne family, 18th century. John Francis Cradock, 1st Baron Howden, early 19th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: John Hobart Caradoc, 2nd Baron Howden, 19th century. Albert Denison Denison, 1st Baron Londesborough, 1851-64. John Fielden, late 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Flat Owners Company / Condo Association

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

    Ownership Details: Divided into 11 flats

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No