Built / Designed For: William Morris
House & Family History: Red House is one of the most perfect examples of the early Arts & Crafts style. The House retains many of its original features, including furniture designed by Philip Webb and William Morris, as well as wall paintings and stained glass by Rossetti and Burne-Jones. Red House was purchased by the National Trust in 2003 and opened to the public in the summer of 2003.
Garden & Outbuildings: The garden was originally designed to surround and clothe the House with a series of sub-divided areas, all of which exist today.
Country Life: CXXVII, 1382 plan, 1960.
Title: V&A Guide to Period Styles: 400 Years of British Art and Design, The
Author: Jackson, Anna; Hinton, Morna
Year Published: 2002
Reference: pg. 164
Publisher: London: V&A Publications
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat of: William Morris, 19th century.
Current Ownership Type: The National Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction