DiCamillo Companion

Thorpe Abbots Place

  • Built / Designed For: Sir Edward Kay

    House & Family History: The current house, together with 130 acres, was listed for sale in 2007 for £2.75 million.

    House Replaced By: The 19th century Italianate style house (the first house) was demolished in the 1950s and replaced in 1963 by the current Georgian style house (the second house).

  • Architect: Edward Middleton Barry

    Date: 1869-71
    Designed: First house (demolished) for Sir Edward Kay

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  • Title: Burke's & Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
    Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
    Year Published: 1981
    Reference: pg. 197
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT FIRST HOUSE: Sir Edward Kay, 19th century; F.N. Kay-Menzies, 19th century. Sir William Paulin, 20th century. SEATED AT SECOND (CURRENT) HOUSE: David Wigan, 1963-2006.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No