DiCamillo Companion
England

Ranger's House (Chesterfield House)

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier house, built in the 1670s by Andrew Snape, serjeant farrier to Charles II, on the site of the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Admiral Francis Hosier

    Collections: The House contains the Suffolk collection of paintings. In June 2002 Ranger's House became the home of the Wernher Collection, a collection of over 700 pieces of art, with particular a focus on Renaissance objets d'art.

  • Architect: Unknown (designed by an unknown architect)

    Designed: Added South Gallery for 4th Earl of Chesterfield

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  • Title: Landmarks of Britain: The Five Hundred Places that Made Our History
    Author: Aslet, Clive
    Year Published: 2005
    Reference: pg. 167
    Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton
    ISBN: 0340735104
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Maritime Greenwich: The Official Guide
    Author: Drury, Elizabeth (Editor)
    Year Published: 2002
    Reference: pg. 34
    Publisher: London: Collins & Brown
    ISBN: 1843400685
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "The Riddle" (2007). "Bridgerton" (2020-22 - TV series, as the exterior of Bridgerton House, the Bridgertons' London home).
  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Andrew Snape, 1670s-1700. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Admiral Francis Hosier, early 18th century. Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: English Heritage

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01818-530-035

    Email: customers@english-heritage.org.uk

    Website: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No