DiCamillo Companion

Wolviston Hall

  • House & Family History: The Webster family owned Wolviston Hall from the 1880s, purchasing it from Captain Young. The House was used as a prison for German and Italian prisoners of war in 1943. Manor Court, a housing development, replaced Wolviston Hall in 1966.

    Comments: House's early history remains unclear. House was possibly Rose Villa, seat of Robert Appleby. House passed from Thomas Appleby to Thomas Skinner.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: At the rear of the House there was a range of greenhouses.

  • Title: Lost Houses of County Durham
    Author: Meadows, Peter; Waterson, Edward
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Yorkshire: Jill Raines
    ISBN: 0951649418
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Young family, 19th century. Webster family, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No