DiCamillo Companion

Townhill Park House (Townhill Farm)

  • Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

  • Architect: Gertrude Jekyll

    Date: Early 20th century
    Designed: Gardens

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    Architect: Leonard Rome Guthrie

    Date: 1912
    Designed: Alterations

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  • Country Life: LIII, 502 plan, 536, 1923.

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: William Paulet, 1st Marquess of Winchester, until 1572; John Paulet, 2nd Marquess of Winchester, 1572-76; William Paulet, 3rd Marquess of Winchester, 1576-98; William Paulet, 4th Marquess of Winchester, 1598-1605. John White, 18th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Nathaniel Middleton, 1793-99. William Cator (Gater), late 18th-early 19th century; Cator family here until 1910. Samuel Montagu, 1st Baron Swaythling, 1910-11; Louis Samuel Montagu, 2nd Baron Swaythling, 1911-27; Montagu family here until circa 1945.

    Current Ownership Type: School

    Primary Current Ownership Use: School

    Ownership Details: Since 1994 The Gregg School

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 02380-472-133

    Fax: 02380-471-080

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://www.thegreggschool.org/

    Historic Houses Member: No