DiCamillo Companion

Quantock Lodge

  • Built / Designed For: Henry Labouchere, 1st Baron Taunton.

    House & Family History: In 1919 the 8,000-acre Quantock Estate, the House, and all its contents, were sold in an 11-day auction. The House was purchased by Somerset County Council, who operated it as Quantock Sanatorium until the early 1960s, when Quantock Lodge was purchased by David Peaster, who converted it into a school. In 1998 Quantock School closed and the House became an entertainment venue.

  • Architect: Henry Clutton

    Date: 1857
    Designed: House for Henry Labouchere, 1st Baron Taunton.

    View all houses
  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Peaster family

    Past Seat / Home of: Henry Labouchere, 1st Baron Taunton, 1857-69; The Hon. Mary Labouchere Stanley, 1869-1919.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Wedding & Event Venue

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01278-732-252

    Website: http://quantocklodge.tripod.com

    Historic Houses Member: No