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Mersham-Le-Hatch (Mersham Hatch) (Mersham Park) (Hatch House)

  • Built / Designed For: Sir Wyndham Knatchbull

    House & Family History: Contemporary building accounts indicate that three million bricks were used in the building of Mersham-Le-Hatch. Between 1947 and 2000 the House was leased to the Caldecott Foundation for their headquarters.

    Collections: Drawing Room furniture from Mersham-Le-Hatch was sold at Christie's on July 4, 1991.

  • Architect: Robert Adam

    Date: 1762-66
    Designed: House for Sir Wyndham (and Sir Edward) Knatchbull

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  • John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. III, 1826.

    Country Life: XLIX, 368 plan, 1921. LV, 582 [Chippendale letters], 1924. LVIII, 218 plan, 1925.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Norton Louis Philip Knatchbull, 3rd Earl Mountbatten of Burma; Knatchbull family here since 1486.

    Past Seat / Home of: Sir Wyndham Knatchbull, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 01303-813-278

    Email: mail@mershamhatchestate.com

    Website: http://www.mershamhatchestate.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No