DiCamillo Companion
England

Ilam Hall

  • Built / Designed For: James Trubshawe

    House & Family History: A chimneypiece of 1581 from Ilam is today installed in Heatherden Hall, Buckinghamshire. Ilam may have been Jane Austen's model for the grounds of Pemberley in "Pride and Prejudice."

  • Architect: John Shaw

    Date: 1821-26
    Designed: House for James Trubshawe

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  • 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: 2.S. Vol. I, p. 78, 1854.

  • Title: Buildings of England: Buckinghamshire, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Williamson, Elizabeth
    Year Published: 1994
    Reference: pg. 416
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 0140710620
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: England's Lost Houses From the Archives of Country Life
    Author: Worsley, Giles
    Year Published: 2002
    Reference: pg. 189
    Publisher: London: Aurum Press
    ISBN: 1854108204
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: John Port, 16th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: James Trubshawe, 19th century. Jesse Watts-Russell, 19th century. Robert William Hanbury, 19th-20th centuries. Sir Robert McDougal, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: The National Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Mixed Use

    Ownership Details: The grounds are open to the public; there is also a youth hostel on the grounds.

  • House Open to Public: Grounds Only

    Phone: 01335-350-503

    Fax: 01335-350-511

    Email: ilampark@nationaltrust.org.uk

    Website: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No