DiCamillo Companion

Witton Castle

  • Architect: Ignatius Bonomi

    Date: Circa 1824-40
    Designed: Alterations, including entrance.

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  • John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, 1818.

  • 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: Sir Ralph Eure, 15th century. Sir William Darcy, 17th century; Henry Darcy, 18th century. William Cuthbert, mid-18th century. John Robert Hopper, early 19th century; Hopper family here from the 1750s until 1816. Sir William Chaytor, 1st Bt., 1816-47; Chaytor family family here until the mid-20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Other

    Ownership Details: Today Witton Castle Country Park, a holiday and caravan country park.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01388-488-230

    Email: enquiries@wittoncastlecountrypark.co.uk

    Website: https://wittoncastlecountrypark.co.uk/

    Historic Houses Member: No