DiCamillo Companion
England

Bridehead

  • Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house. In the Medieval period the estate was owned by the Abbey of Cerne.

    House & Family History: In 2024 the house, together with 2,047 acres (which includes the village of Littlebredy), was listed for sale for £30 million.

  • Architect: Benjamin Ferrey

    Date: 1850s
    Designed: Additions to House

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    Architect: Peter Frederick Robinson

    Date: 1831-33
    Designed: Rebuilt House in Tudor style for Robert Williams

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  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • "Broadchurch" (2013 - TV series).
  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Robert Williams, 19th century; Sir Robert Williams, 1st Bt., until 1943; Sir Philip Francis Cunningham Williams, 2nd Bt., 1943-58; Sir David Philip Williams, 3rd Bt., 1958-70; Sir Robert Philip Nathaniel Williams, 4th Bt., 1970-2024.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No

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