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Spye Park House (Spye Park)

  • Built / Designed For: Sir Edward Baynton

    House & Family History: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother was a frequent visitor to Spye in the 1950s.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The 17th century Stables and Coach House have been converted into a home, today called Sype Park House. The most notable feature of Spye is the early 16th century Gatehouse with the arms of Henry VIII, which was probably moved to Spye in the late 18th century from Bromham House.

  • Architect: William Burn

    Date: 1863-68
    Designed: Rebuilt House for J.W.G. Spicer

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  • Title: Buildings of England: Wiltshire, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget
    Year Published: 1999
    Reference: pgs. 120-121
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 0140710264
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Current Seat / Home of: Enthoven family; here since 2005.

    Past Seat / Home of: Sir Edward Baynton, 17th century; Sir Edward Bayntun-Rolt, 1st Bt., 18th century; John Edward Andrew Bayntun Starky, 19th century. J.W.G. Spicer, 19th century; Frank Fitzroy Spicer, 20th century; Simon and Rosamund Spicer, 20th-21st centuries; Spicer family here until 2005.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No