DiCamillo Companion

Herstmonceux Castle (Hurstmonceux Castle)

  • House & Family History: A staircase from the Fountain Court at Theobalds Palace, Hertfordshire (demolished), is today at Herstmonceux.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The Castle is moated.

  • 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. V, 1829.

    Country Life: XLIII, 214, 242 plan, 270, 1918. LXV, 702, 1929. LXXVIII, 566, 606 plan, 630 plan, 1935.

  • Title: Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget
    Year Published: 2000
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 0140710078
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir Roger Fiennes, 15th century; Gregory Fiennes, 10th Baron Dacre, 16th century. Robert Hare, 18th century. Lieutenant Colonel Claude Lowther, early 20th century. Sir Paul Latham, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: School

    Primary Current Ownership Use: School

    Ownership Details: Today The Bader International Study Centre, Queen's University (Canada). B&B accommodation is available.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01323-834-444

    Fax: 01323-833-816

    Email: conf@bisc.queensu.ac.uk

    Website: http://www.herstmonceux-castle.com

    Historic Houses Member: No