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Newburgh Priory

  • Earlier Houses: An Augustinian priory founded in 1145 was converted into a mansion house during the Dissolution of the Monasteries.

    House & Family History: The house contains the mortal remains of Oliver Cromwell.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The Newburgh Estate covers 3,000 acres.

  • Architect: Thomas Belasyse (Fauconberg)

    Date: 18th century
    Designed: Alterations to house

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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, p. 265, 1852.

    Country Life: XVIII, 666, 1905. CLV, 426, 482, 574, 1974.

  • 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

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • "Possession" (2002). "The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister" (2010 - TV movie). "Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell" (2015 - TV series). “Recipe for Love” (2023).
  • Current Seat / Home of: Sir George Philip Frederick Wombwell, 7th Bt.

    Past Seat / Home of: Thomas Belasyse, 4th Viscount Fauconberg and 1st Earl Fauconberg, until 1774.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01347-868-372

    Fax: 01347-868-370

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://www.newburghpriory.co.uk/

    Historic Houses Member: No


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