DiCamillo Companion

Tregrehan House

  • Comments: In 1914 Professor Charles Sargent, of the Arnold Arboretum, Boston, visited the garden and declared "Tregrehan is the best thing of its kind in the world."

  • Architect: William Andrews Nesfield

    Date: 1845
    Designed: Entrance Court, Parterre, and Yew Walk for Edward Carlyon

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    Architect: William Wood

    Date: Circa 1770
    Designed: Pavilions and alterations for Thomas Carlyon IV

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    Architect: George Wightwick

    Date: 1848-49
    Designed: Alterations for Colonel Edward Carlyon

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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. II, p. 87, 1855.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 1145
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Current Seat / Home of: Tom Hudson-Carlyon; Carlyon family here since 1565.

    Past Seat / Home of: Thomas Carlyon I, 18th century; Thomas Carlyon IV, late 18th century; Colonel Edward Carlyon, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Grounds Only

    Phone: 01726-814-389

    Website: http://www.tregrehangarden.uk

    Historic Houses Member: Yes