DiCamillo Companion

Hoppyland Park (Hoppyland Hall)

  • House & Family History: Hoppyland was mostly destroyed by fire in 1793 and rebuilt.

    Collections: A mahogany and gilded cellaret, made by the firm of Farrington of Newcastle, circa 1810, displaying the arms of Leyton-Blenkinsopp, is today in the collection of The Bowes Museum, County Durham.

  • Title: Walford's County Families of the United Kingdom, 1914
    Author: NA
    Year Published: 1914
    Reference: pg. 640
    Publisher: London: Spottiswoode & Co.
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Bowes Museum Guidebook, The
    Author: Conran, Elizabeth; Crossling, Bryan; Coutts, Howard; et al.
    Year Published: 1992
    Reference: pg. 75
    Publisher: London: Scala Publications
    ISBN: 1870248945
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Lost Houses of County Durham
    Author: Meadows, Peter; Waterson, Edward
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Yorkshire: Jill Raines
    ISBN: 0951649418
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat of: Edward Blackett, 17th century; Blackett family here until 1768. George Leaton-Blenkinsopp, 18th century; Leaton-Blenkinsopp (Leyton-Blenkinsopp) family here from 1768 until the early 20th century. Izat family.

    Current Ownership Type: Unknown

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Ruinous

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No