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Mabledon Park (Mabledon House) (Quarry Hill) (Quorry Hill)

  • Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

    Built / Designed For: James Burton, father of architect Decimus Burton, who grew up here.

    House & Family History: Some of the stone used to build the current house may have come from Penshurst Place. In 1828 James Burton sold Mabledon to John Deacon of the prominent Williams Deacon's Bank (acquired by the Royal Bank of Scotland in 1930).

  • Architect: Decimus Burton

    Date: 1829-31
    Designed: Addition for John Deacon

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    Architect: James Thompson Parkinson

    Date: 1804
    Designed: House for James Burton

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  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pgs. 201, 781
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Past Seat / Home of: James Burton, 1804-28. John Deacon, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No