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Sandon Hall (Sandon Park)

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

    Collections: Marcantonio Franceschini's "Rape of Europa" was sold at Christie's on May 24, 1991.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The grounds include 400 acres of parkland.

  • Architect: John Webb

    Designed: Consulted on landscaping of grounds

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    Architect: William Burn

    Date: 1852-54
    Designed: House

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  • Vitruvius Britannicus: C. V, pls. 90-93, 1771.

    John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. IV, 1821.

  • Title: Historic Houses (magazine)
    Author: NA
    Year Published: NA
    Reference: Autumn 2006, pg. 21
    Publisher: London: Historic Houses Association
    ISBN: 0260-8707
    Book Type: Magazine

    Title: Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage, 1990
    Author: Kidd, Charles; Williamson, David (Editors)
    Year Published: 1990
    Reference: pg. P 582
    Publisher: London: Debrett's Peerage Limited (New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc.)
    ISBN: 0312046405
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Dalziel and Pascoe" (2002 - TV series, episode 7.2 "Mens Sana," as Paxley Hall health clinic).
  • Current Seat / Home of: Dudley Adrian Conroy Ryder, 8th Earl of Harrowby; Ryder family here since 1776.

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Dudley Ryder, 2nd Earl of Harrowby, 1853-82; Dudley Francis Stuart Ryder, 3rd Earl of Harrowby, 1882-1900; Henry Dudley Ryder, 4th Earl of Harrowby, 1900; John Herbert Dudley Ryder, 5th Earl of Harrowby, 1900-56; Dudley Ryder, 6th Earl of Harrowby, 1956-87; Dudley Danvers Granville Coutts Ryder, 7th Earl of Harrowby, 1987-2007.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

    Ownership Details: The house can be booked for weddings, events, and exclusive stays.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01889-508-004

    Fax: 01889-508-004

    Email: info@sandonhall.co.uk

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

    Historic Houses Member: No