DiCamillo Companion

Holme Park

  • Earlier Houses: An earlier house on the site was demolished circa 1880 and replaced by the current house.

  • 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. 67, 1852.

    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. IV, 1828.

  • House Listed: Not Listed

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Unman, Wittering and Zigo" (1971). "Inspector Morse" (1988 - TV series, episode 2.2, "Last Seen Wearing," as Homewood School for Girls). "The Hole" (2001). "Goal!" (2005 - as Newcastle United training centre).
  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Sir Thomas Rich, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: School

    Primary Current Ownership Use: School

    Ownership Details: Since 1947 Reading Blue Coat School

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 01189-441-005

    Email: reception@rbcs.org.uk

    Website: https://www.rbcs.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No