DiCamillo Companion

Ottershaw Park

  • Earlier Houses: Sir Robert Taylor designed a villa style house for Sir Thomas Sewell post 1761; this house was demolished in 1908 and replaced with the current house.

    Built / Designed For: F.G.J. Eckstein

    House & Family History: Ottershaw is a stone Palladian style house of 1910.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Two Neoclassical style lodges by James Wyatt of circa 1795 are extant, as is the Dairy, of circa 1800, also attributed to Wyatt.

  • Architect: William Burn

    Date: 1868
    Designed: New wing for Sir Edward Colebrooke, Bt. (part of first house, now demolished)

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    Architect: Robert Taylor

    Date: Post 1761
    Designed: Earlier house (demolished 1908) for Sir Thomas Sewell

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    Architect: Niven & Wigglesworth

    Date: 1910
    Designed: House

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    Architect: James Wyatt

    Date: Circa 1795
    Designed: 2 Neoclassical style lodges

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    Architect: James Wyatt

    Date: Circa 1800
    Designed: Dairy
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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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: 2.S. Vol. I, p. 214, 1854.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 192
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Sir Robert Taylor: From Rococo to Neo-Classicism
    Author: Binney, Marcus
    Year Published: 1984
    Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin
    ISBN: 0047200286
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Buildings of England: Surrey, The
    Author: Nairn, Ian; Pevsner; Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget (Reviser)
    Year Published: 1971
    Reference: pg. 399
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 140710213
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Sir Thomas Sewell, 18th century. Sir Edward Colebrooke, 4th Bt., 19th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: F.G.J. Eckstein, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Flat Owners Company / Condo Association

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

  • House Open to Public: No

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

    Historic Houses Member: No