DiCamillo Companion

Thimbleby Hall

  • Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house, including a Medieval house that was listed in the "Domesday Book" as the property of the King family of Northallerton Manor. The house was later granted to the bishops of Durham when part of the estate was gifted to Rievaulx Abbey.

    House & Family History: Thimbleby Hall was sold in 1981, together with 3,379 acres. It was listed for sale again in 2005 for £7 million, together with 2,633 acres.

  • Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Not Listed

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: King family, 11th century. Philip Colville, 12th century; Colville family here until 1418. Wandesford family, 15th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Peirse family, 18th century. Sir Richard Llewellyn Barwick, 3rd Bt., 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No