DiCamillo Companion

Trehill House

  • Built / Designed For: J.H. Ley

    House & Family History: Trehill is a small, two story, stuccoed Neoclassical house. The five-bay house sits high above a rusticated basement and sports a four-column Greek Doric porch. The notable top-list staircase hall has a curved cantilevered staircase.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: There is a five-bay orangery with a central pediment in the grounds.

  • Architect: Charles Robert Ayers

    Date: 1827
    Designed: House
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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  • Title: Buildings of England: Devon, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget; Nairn, Judy
    Year Published: 1989
    Reference: pg. 513
    Publisher: London: Penguin
    ISBN: 0140710507
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: J.H. Ley, 19th century; Ley family here from the early 18th century until the 1950s.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No