The House from a circa 1910 postcard
House & Family History: In the mid-20th century Sir Charles Lowther sold Swillington to a coal company, who tunneled under the House, which led to its demolition in 1950.
Garden & Outbuildings: The Park was filled with rare tree specimens from around the world.
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: 2.S. Vol. I, 1824.
House Listed: Demolished
Park Listed: Destroyed
Past Seat / Home of: Sir William Lowther; 18th century; Sir Charles Lowther, 20th century; Lowther family here from 1663 until the 1940s.
Current Ownership Type: Demolished
Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No