DiCamillo Companion

Trelissick House

  • Built / Designed For: John Laurence

    House & Family History: Trelissick is the ancestral home of the Copeland family, famous for their family business, the Spode china factory (flowers grown at Trelissick were used as models for those painted on porcelain produced by Spode). In 1955, after the death of her son Geoffrey, Trelissick was donated to the National Trust by Ida Copeland.

    Collections: Bonham's conducted a sale of the contents of Trelissick House on July 23 and 24, 2013.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Trelissick is the home of the National Plant Collections of photinias and azaras.

  • Architect: Peter Frederick Robinson

    Date: 1824
    Designed: Additions and alterations for Thomas Daniell

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  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 880
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Grade II*

  • "Poldark" (1975 - TV series, as Ralph Allen Daniell's house). "Landscape Artist of the Year" (2015 - TV series).
  • Past Seat / Home of: John Laurence, 18th century. Thomas Daniell, 19th century. Copeland family, until 2014.

    Current Ownership Type: The National Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01872-862-090

    Fax: 01872-865-808

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No