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England

Livermere Park (Livermere Hall)

  • House & Family History: Baptiste Lee purchased Livermere from the 3rd Duke of Grafton in 1722 and added wings later in the same decade. Most of interior was remodeled between 1795 and 1796. Some of the chimneypieces were removed to Shrubland Park before Livermere was demolished.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Samuel Wyatt is attributed with additions of bow to garden for Nathaniel Lee Acton between 1795-1796.

  • Architect: Unknown (designed by an unknown architect)

    Date: 1720s
    Designed: Added wings for Baptiste Lee

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    Architect: Samuel Wyatt

    Date: 1795-96
    Designed: Added tiles, pilasters, pediment, and bow.
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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  • Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
    Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
    Year Published: 1981
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton, 17th century. Baptiste Lee, 18th century. Nathaniel Lee Acton, late 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No