DiCamillo Companion
England

Taplow House

  • House & Family History: The original three-bay house of 1751 was significantly enlarged by George Basevi, circa 1840, for the 2nd Marquess of Thomond.

  • Architect: George Basevi

    Date: Circa 1840
    Designed: Enlarged House for 2nd Marquess of Thomond

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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. I, p. 228, 1854.

  • Title: Buildings of England: Buckinghamshire, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Williamson, Elizabeth
    Year Published: 1994
    Reference: pg. 692
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 0140710620
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Peep Show" (2005 - TV comedy series, episode 3.6, "Quantocking," as the hotel in Somerset).
  • Past Seat of: William O'Brien, 2nd Marquess of Thomond and 6th Earl of Inchiqui, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel

    Ownership Details: Today Taplow House Hotel

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01628-670-056

    Fax: 01628-773-625

    Email: reception@taplowhouse.com

    Website: http://www.taplowhouse.com

    Historic Houses Member: Yes