DiCamillo Companion

Tong Hall

  • House & Family History: Tong Hall is the only house of any consequence in the Bradford area to be built of brick.

  • Architect: Theophilus Shelton

    Date: 1702
    Designed: Rebuilt House for Sir George Tempest

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    Architect: John Platt

    Date: 1773
    Designed: Enlarged House
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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  • 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: Vol. V, 1822.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir George Tempest, 2nd Bt., 18th century; Tempest family here since the 15th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Unknown

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Offices

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No