DiCamillo Companion
England

Rolleston Hall

  • House & Family History: Rolleston was the childhood home of the infamous Oswald Mosley, leader of the British Fascist Party in the 1930s. Mosley sprang from a very wealthy country family and grew up in the large estate surrounded by privilege (before World War I there were 30 gardeners employed at Rolleston).

  • Architect: Thomas Gardner

    Date: Circa 1785
    Designed: Alterations for Sir Oswald Mosley, Bt.

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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, p. 60, 1852.

  • Title: Children of the Sun: A Narrative of "Decadence" in England After 1918
    Author: Green, Martin
    Year Published: 1976
    Reference: pg. 49
    Publisher: New York: Basic Books, Inc.
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Walford's County Families of the United Kingdom, 1914
    Author: NA
    Year Published: 1914
    Reference: pg. 867
    Publisher: London: Spottiswoode & Co.
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: England's Lost Houses From the Archives of Country Life
    Author: Worsley, Giles
    Year Published: 2002
    Reference: pg. 189
    Publisher: London: Aurum Press
    ISBN: 1854108204
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat of: Sir Oswald Mosley, early 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No