DiCamillo Companion

Abbey Manor House

  • Earlier Houses: There were a number of earlier buildings on, or near, the site of the current house, including monastic buildings of Evesham Abbey.

    Built / Designed For: Edward Rudge

    House & Family History: During World War I the house served as a Red Cross hospital.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: On August 4, 1265 the Battle of Evesham took place on the grounds of what is today the Abbey Manor Estate. In the 1840s the owner of the estate, Edward Rudge, erected a tower (Leicester Tower) and obelisk (both Grade II-listed) to commemorate the role of Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester ("founder of the British House on Commons"), in the battle.

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Edward Rudge, 1817-46; Edward John Rudge, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Flat Owners Company / Condo Association

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No