DiCamillo Companion

Smethwick Grove (The Grove)

  • House & Family History: It's very likely that the Lunar Society had some meetings at Smethwick Grove, as one of the society's members, James Keir, lived here in the early 19th century. Smethwick Grove was demolished in the 1860s; the site of the House now forms part of St. George's Works.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: By 1828 the Smethwick Grove Estate comprised 59 acres.

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: James Keir, early 19th century. John Lewis Moilliet, 1813-32. George Bacchus, mid-19th century. Thomas Adkins (Atkins), 19th century. George Selby, mid-19th century. Thomas Gibson, 1860s.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No