DiCamillo Companion

Raglan Castle (Ragland Castle)

  • House & Family History: Jacobean paneling and overmantel originally at Raglan was installed in Troy House and later (1895) sold from there to Badminton House, where it is currently installed in the Oak Room.

    Comments: Raglan is considered the finest late medieval fortress-palace in Britain.

  • Title: Country Houses of Gloucestershire: Volume Two, 1660-1830, The
    Author: Kingsley, Nicholas
    Year Published: 1992
    Reference: pg. 57
    Publisher: Sussex: Phillimore & Co. Ltd.
    ISBN: 0850338069
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "The Song Remains the Same" (1976 - for the sword fight scene with Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant). "Time Bandits" (1981 - for the Napoleonic scenes). "Just Visiting" (2001). "Wolf Hall" (2015 - BBC TV mini series).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Henry Somerset, 1st Marquess of Worcester, 17th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Cadw

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01291-690-228

    Website: http://www.cadw.gov.wales

    Historic Houses Member: No