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Hay Castle (Hay Castle House)

  • Earlier Houses: There was a medieval castle, probably built by Bernard of Neufmarché in the 12th century, on the site of the current 17th century house. Parts of this house still stand and were incorporated into the current house.

  • Architect: William Douglas Caroe

    Date: Circa 1910
    Designed: Restored House

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  • Country Life: XXXVI, 422 plan, 1914.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Bernard of Neufmarché, 12th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: James Boyle, 17th century. Sir Joseph Bailey, 19th century. William Latham Bevan, 19th century. Dowager Lady Glanusk, until 1935. Benjamin Guinness, 1935-circa 1940. Edward Vernon Tuson, 1940s-50s. Richard Booth, circa 1961 until 2011.

    Current Ownership Type: Preservation Organization

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

    Ownership Details: Since 2011 owned by the Hay Castle Trust

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01497-820-079

    Email: info@haycastletrust.org

    Website: https://haycastletrust.org

    Historic Houses Member: No