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Serlby Hall

  • Built / Designed For: 2nd and 3rd Viscounts Galway

    House & Family History: The 1st Viscount Galway purchased Serlby Hall in 1727 and laid the foundations for a new house. Over the next 30 years his son and grandson (the 2nd and 3rd Viscounts Galway) built the current House. During the Great War Serlby was an auxiliary military hospital; it served as a prisoner of war camp during World War II.

    Collections: The contents of Serlby Hall were sold at auction in 1978. Part of the Serlby collection is today at Melbury House, Dorset.

  • Architect: James Paine Sr.

    Date: 1754
    Designed: House

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    Architect: William Lindley

    Date: 1812
    Designed: Together with John Woodhead, demolished wings and enlarged central block.

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    Architect: John Woodhead

    Date: 1812
    Designed: Together with William Lindley, demolished wings and enlarged central block.

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  • 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. III, 1820.

    Country Life: CXXV, 654, 708, 766, 1959.

  • Title: Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage, 1990
    Author: Kidd, Charles; Williamson, David (Editors)
    Year Published: 1990
    Reference: pg. P 494
    Publisher: London: Debrett's Peerage Limited (New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc.)
    ISBN: 0312046405
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: James Paine
    Author: Leach, Peter
    Year Published: 1988
    Reference: pg. 208
    Publisher: London: A. Zwemmer Ltd.
    ISBN: 0302006028
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Classical Architecture in Britain: The Heroic Age
    Author: Worsley, Giles
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 250
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art)
    ISBN: 0300058969
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Georgian: The Magazine of the Georgian Group, The
    Author: NA
    Year Published: NA
    Reference: Jan 2002, pg. 1
    Publisher: London: The Georgian Group
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Magazine

    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 I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Saunderson family, until the early 18th century. George Edward Arundell Monckton-Arundell, 6th Viscount Galway, 19th century; Monckton-Arundell family here from 1727 until 1981.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No