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Winnington Hall

  • House & Family History: It was at Winnington, in the late 19th century, that Brunner Mond, one of the forerunners of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI), was founded. The partners, John Brunner and Ludwig Mond, lived in separate wings of the House for much of the last quarter of the 19th century.

  • Architect: Samuel Wyatt

    Date: 1775-85
    Designed: Added wing to House (1775) and Chicken House (1782-85; demolished) for Richard Pennant, 1st Baron Penrhyn.
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  • Country Life: LIV, 314, 1923.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 1126
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: In Trust for the Nation: Paintings from National Trust Houses
    Author: Laing, Alastair
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 94
    Publisher: London: The National Trust
    ISBN: 070801958
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Richard Pennant, 1st Baron Penrhyn, 18th century. John Brunner and Ludwig Mond, partners in ICI, who lived in different wings of the House, late 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Offices

    Ownership Details: Divided into 40 offices.

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No