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Wraxall Court (Wraxall Lodge)

  • Built / Designed For: Simon Gorges

    House & Family History: During World War II Wraxall Court was used as a convalescent home by the British Admiralty; after the war ended the University of Bristol used the House as a hall of residence. Wraxall returned to use as a private residence in the 1950s.

  • Title: Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus
    Year Published: 1958
    Reference: pg. 347
    Publisher: London: Penguine Books
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Simon Gorges, 17th century. John Codrington, 18th century. Sir Richard Warwick Bampfylde, 4th Bt., 18th century; Charles Bampfylde, early 19th century. Philip Prothero, early 19th century. Sir John Hugh Smyth, early 19th century. Thomas Upton, mid-19th century. T. Rudding Davey, 1911-39. Mr T. Lucas, 1950s.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No