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Hardwicke Grange (Hardwick Grange)

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier house on the site of the 19th century house.

    House & Family History: Hardwicke was a large Gothic style house designed for the 1st Viscount Hill, a general of the Peninsular War.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Lord Hill built a folly called the Waterloo Windmill to commemorate his military success; the folly still stands in the grounds.

  • Architect: Thomas Harrison

    Date: Circa 1820
    Designed: House for 1st Viscount Hill

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  • 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: 2.S. Vol. III, 1826.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 492
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Burke's & Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume II: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire
    Author: Reid, Peter
    Year Published: 1980
    Reference: pg. 91
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110319
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: General Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount Hill, 19th century. James Jenkinson Bibby, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No