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Bretton Hall

  • House & Family History: In 2010 Bretton Hall was converted into a hotel and offices by Rushbond PLC; in 2024 it was announced that London's Groucho Club will open a Northern branch, to be named Groucho Bretton, at the house in 2026.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: William Atkinson created the Doric style lodge and gateway for Colonel T.R. Beaumont in 1807.

  • Architect: Jeffry Wyatville (Wyattville) (Wyatt)

    Date: 1811-14
    Designed: Remodeled South Range bow and East Portico for Col. Thomas Richard and Diana Beaumont

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    Architect: William Lindley

    Date: 1780s
    Designed: North Range

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    Architect: James Moyser

    Date: 1720
    Designed: Designed House for friend, Sir William Wentworth.

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    Architect: William Atkinson

    Date: 1807
    Designed: Doric style lodge and gateway

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    Architect: George Basevi

    Date: 1842
    Designed: Stables for T.W. Beaumont

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  • 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: Grade II

  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir William Wentworth, 18th century. T.W. Beaumont, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Charity / Nonprofit

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Mixed Use

    Ownership Details: Today the grounds are home to Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

  • House Open to Public: Grounds Only

    Phone: 01924-830-302

    Fax: 01924-832-600

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://ysp.org.uk/

    Historic Houses Member: No