DiCamillo Companion

Bilton Hall, Bilton

  • Built / Designed For: Edward Boughton

    House & Family History: In 1711 the essayist Thomas Addison purchased Bilton Hall from William Boughton, whose family had built the House in the early 17th century. In 1798 Addison's daughter died and the House was left to the Bridgeman-Simpson family. C.J. Apperley (aka "Nimrod"), the famous sports writer, leased the House in the early 19th century. Bilton is a brick house with transomed and mullioned windows.

  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. II, p. 133, 1855.

  • Title: Burke's & Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume II: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire
    Author: Reid, Peter
    Year Published: 1980
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110319
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Edward Boughton, 17th century. Thomas Addison, early 18th century. Bridgeman-Simpson family. C.J. Apperley (aka Nimrod), 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Unknown

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Unknown

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No


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