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Sherfield Court (Sherfield Manor)

  • House & Family History: The Makins family purchased Sherfield Court in the 20th century and sold the Estate in 1982, together with 446 acres. The principal portion of Sherfield was listed for sale in February 2001 for £950,000.

    Collections: The contents of Sherfield Court were sold at Christie's on September 10, 1979 for £98,486.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The current Estate of 11 acres has a moated island, landscaped gardens, and a Walled Kitchen Garden.

  • Architect: Gerald Wellesley (Wellington)

    Date: 20th century
    Designed: Neo-Georgian interiors

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  • Title: Stylistic Cold Wars: Betjeman Versus Pevsner
    Author: Mowl, Timothy
    Year Published: 2000
    Reference: pg. 30
    Publisher: London: John Murray
    ISBN: 071955909X
    Book Type: Hardback

    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

  • Past Seat / Home of: Makins family, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No