DiCamillo Companion

Stafford House (Frome House)

  • House & Family History: Stafford is a house built of a pale gray limestone, with ashlar and rubble, with two facades: the East of 1633 and the West, by Benjamin Ferrey, of 1848-50. There is also a two-story gabled porch. During World War II Czech and Polish pilots from nearby RAF Warmwell were billeted here. It is currently owned by the celebrated author, director, actor, and Oscar-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes.

  • Architect: Benjamin Ferrey

    Date: 1848-50
    Designed: West Façade

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  • Title: Buildings of England: Dorset, The
    Author: Newman, John; Pevsner, Nikolaus
    Year Published: 1999
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 0140710442
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Emma" (1996).
  • Current Seat / Home of: Lord Julian Fellowes; here since 2002.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No