DiCamillo Companion
England

Hartham Park (Hartham House)

  • Earlier Houses: The Hartham Estate first appears in the "Domesday Book," indicating there was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Lady Anne James

    House & Family History: During World War II Hartham Park served as dormitories for the Women's Auxiliary Air Force from the Royal Air Force's No. 10 Group.

  • Architect: Harold Ainsworth Peto

    Date: Early 20th century
    Designed: Landscaping, including Dutch Warden Garden, for Lord Islington.

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    Architect: Philip Charles Hardwick

    Date: 1862
    Designed: Chapel

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    Architect: John MacVicar Anderson

    Date: 1888
    Designed: Additions to House

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    Architect: James Wyatt

    Date: 1790
    Designed: House for Lady Anne James

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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. I, p. 61, 1852.

  • Title: Buildings of England: Wiltshire, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget
    Year Published: 1999
    Reference: pg. 265
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 0140710264
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Lady Anne James, 1790s (née Goddard; Goddard family here from the 15th century until 1816). Michael Joy, 1816-30. Thomas Henry Allen Poynder, mid-19th century; William Henry Poynder, 19th century; John Poynder Dickson-Poynder, 1st Baron Islington, until 1921.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Conference Center

    Ownership Details: Owned by Hartham Park plc. and used for seminars, meetings, and shared office space.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01249-700-000

    Fax: 01249-700-001

    Email: info@harthampark.com

    Website: https://www.harthampark.com/

    Historic Houses Member: No