DiCamillo Companion

Newark Park

  • Built / Designed For: Sir Nicholas Poyntz

    House & Family History: This unusual circa 1550 building was originally built, supposedly with stone from Kingswood Abbey, as a hunting lodge. It was later repeatedly expanded into a house. Newark Park was bequeathed to the National Trust in 1949.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" (2008 - TV mini series, as interiors of Sandbourne Boarding House).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir Nicholas Poyntz, 16th century. Rev. Lewis Clutterbuck, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: The National Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

    Ownership Details: Newark Park is leased by the National Trust to a tentant who uses it as a private home. It is open by pre-arrangement with the tenant.

  • House Open to Public: Limited Access

    Phone: 01453-842-644

    Fax: 01453842644

    Email: newarkpark@nationaltrust.org.uk

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

    Historic Houses Member: No