DiCamillo Companion
England

Hams Hall

  • Earlier Houses: The House of 1760 replaced an earlier house.

    Built / Designed For: C.B. Adderley

    House & Family History: Most of the interior of Hams Hall rebuilt in the late 18th century and contained fine friezes by Thorwaldsen. This interior was gutted by fire on April 22, 1890, but rebuilt. The House was demolished in 1920, though the upper fa├žade of the Entrance Facade was re-erected at Coates Manor (today Bledisloe Lodge). The spot originally occupied by the House is today home to Hams Hall Power Station.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Francis Vyvyan Jago Arundale designed boathouse for Charles Bowyer Adderley.

  • Architect: James Wyatt

    Date: Circa 1775
    Designed: Ceiling for C.B. Adderley

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    Architect: Joseph Pickford

    Date: Circa 1760
    Designed: House
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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    Architect: Francis Vyvyan Jago Arundale

    Designed: Boathouse for Charles Bowyer Adderley

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  • 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: Vol. II, p. 67, 1853.

    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: Vol. IV, 1821.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 1114
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Destruction of the Country House, The
    Author: Strong, Roy; Binney, Marcus; Harris, John
    Year Published: 1974
    Publisher: London: Thames & Hudson Ltd.
    ISBN: 0500270052X
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume II: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire
    Author: Reid, Peter
    Year Published: 1980
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110319
    Book Type: Hardback

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

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat of: C.B. Adderley.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No