House & Family History: Holmdale was designed by G.E. Street for himself in collaboration with his son, Arthur Edmund Street. The House was later extended by Barton Webb. The living rooms are tile hung and half-timbered and form an L-shape with a stone tower on an angle. Gladstone was a visitor to Holmdale and made known his like of the House. In June 2006 the House and 38 acres were listed for sale for £6.5 million.
Comments: Pevsner, writing in "The Buildings of England: Surrey," called Holmdale "very impressive."
Architect: George Edmund StreetDate: 1873
Architect: Arthur Edmund StreetDate: 1873
Title: Buildings of England: Surrey, The
Author: Nairn, Ian; Pevsner; Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget (Reviser)
Year Published: 1971
Reference: pg. 316
Publisher: London: Penguin Books
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat of: George Edmund Street, 19th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No