DiCamillo Companion

Walmsgate Hall

  • House & Family History: Walmsgate was a two-story brick house built in a restrained Greek Revival style.

  • Chapel & Church: Henry Wilson designed the Arts & Crafts style chapel at Walmsgate for Thomas Dallas Yorke in 1901. The chapel was the inspiration for the design of St. Hugh's Church, Langworth, in 1960.

  • Architect: Charles Heathchote Tatham

    Date: 1824
    Designed: House
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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    Architect: Henry Wilson

    Date: 1901
    Designed: Chapel for Thomas Dallas Yorke

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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: Vol. I, p. 8, 1852.

  • Title: No Voice From the Hall: Early Memories of a Country House Snooper
    Author: Harris, John
    Year Published: 1998
    Publisher: London: John Murray
    ISBN: 0719555671
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Thomas Dallas Yorke, early 20th century; Yorke family here until 1950. Haggas family, 1950s.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No


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