DiCamillo Companion

Ridley Hall

  • Earlier Houses: There was a 16th century house on the site of the current house.

    House & Family History: Ridley has a 16th century fireplace that was brought here from Mottisfont Abbey. For most of the 20th century Ridley was home to a variety of schools. In 2017, the house's most recent owner, Haydon Bridge High School, listed it for sale, together with 24 acres, for £1.65 million.

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Ridley family, 16th century. Lowes family, 17th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: John Lowes, until 1795; William Cornforth Lowes, 1795-1810; Lowes family here until 1818. Thomas Bates, 1818-30. John Davidson, mid-19th century. Francis Bowes-Lyon, late 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: School

    Primary Current Ownership Use: School

    Ownership Details: Today owned by Haydon Bridge High School

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 01434-684-422

    Email: hbhs@hbhs.co.uk

    Website: http://www.haydonbridgehigh.co.uk/

    Historic Houses Member: No