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Poston Court (Poston House)

  • Built / Designed For: Sir Edward Boughton

    House & Family History: Poston began life as a casino, or folly, built in the 18th century to the designs of Sir William Chambers. The casino was enlarged from a hunting box into a proper country house circa 1882 and then enlarged again in the late 20th century. Poston House, together with 270 acres, was listed for sale for £4.25 million in May 2009. In the summer of 2023 the house and 266 acres was listed for sale for £9.5 million. Poston House is noted for is domed circular room and its fine plasterwork.

  • Architect: William Oldham Chambers

    Date: Circa 1765
    Designed: House for Sir Edward Boughton

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    Architect: Philip Jebb

    Date: 1980s
    Designed: Added pavilions and completely renovated and restored interiors

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  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 243
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Burke's & Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume II: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire
    Author: Reid, Peter
    Year Published: 1980
    Reference: pgs. 51-52
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110319
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir Edward Boughton, 18th century. E.L.G. Robinson, late 19th century; R.S. Robinson, 20th century; Robinson family here until circa 1960. Stefan Ludwig, late 20th-early 21st centuries.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No