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England

Lydiard House (Lydiard Park) (Lydiard Tregoze)

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier medieval house on the site of the current house.

  • Architect: Roger Morris

    Date: 1743-46
    Designed: Rebuilt House for 2nd Viscount St. John

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  • Country Life: CIII, 578 plan, 626, 1948.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 709
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: No Voice From the Hall: Early Memories of a Country House Snooper
    Author: Harris, John
    Year Published: 1998
    Publisher: London: John Murray
    ISBN: 0719555671
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Alfred of Marlborough, Baron of Ewyas, 11th century. Oliver St. John, 15th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: John St. John, 2nd Viscount St. John, 18th century; Frederick St. John, 3rd Viscount St. John and 2nd Viscount Bolingbroke, 18th century; Vernon Henry St. John, 7th Viscount St. John and 6th Viscount Bolingbroke, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Government

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Public Park

    Ownership Details: Owned by Swindon Borough Council.

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01793-466-664

    Email: lydiardpark@swindon.gov.uk

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

    Historic Houses Member: Yes