DiCamillo Companion

Colney House

  • Built / Designed For: P.C. Crespigny

    House & Family History: Colney was begun circa 1770 for P.C. Crespigny, but abandoned by him at the death of his wife. The House was completed by Charles Bourchier, governor of Madras, circa 1785. The architect's plans for the House are today in the collection of the Bodleian Library.

  • Architect: Kenton Couse

    Date: Circa 1770-85
    Designed: House

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  • John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. II, 1825.

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: P.C. Crespigny, 18th century. Charles Bourchier, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No


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