DiCamillo Companion

Merley House (Merly House) (Myrle House)

  • Built / Designed For: Ralph Willett

    House & Family History: Willett was a merchant, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and a noted collector of books.

  • Architect: Ralph Willett

    Date: 1751-60
    Designed: House for himself

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  • Title: In Ruins
    Author: Woodward, Christopher
    Year Published: 2001
    Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus
    ISBN: 070116896X
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Country Houses of Dorset
    Author: Oswald, Arthur
    Year Published: 1935
    Publisher: London: Country Life Ltd.
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Ralph Willett, 18th century; John Willett Adye, 19th century. Ivor Bertie Guest, 1st Baron Wimborne and 2nd Baronet Dowlais, 19th century. Angus Valdemar Hambro, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Wedding & Event Venue

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01202-885-024

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: http://merleyhouseevents.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No


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