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.
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
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