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England

Condover Hall (Condover Park)

  • Built / Designed For: Thomas Owen, Justice of Common Pleas

    House & Family History: Condover was originally an Elizabethan E-plan house with canted bays on the wings and gables; it was significantly rebuilt in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

    Comments: Condover is generally considered the best large house of its date in Shropshire.

  • Architect: Robert Mylne

    Date: Circa 1766
    Designed: Internal alterations (destroyed) for Miss Anna Maria Leighton and possibly the 9-bay arcade.

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  • 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. I, p. 198, 1854.

    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.

    Country Life: XLIII, 508, 530, 1918.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 683
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    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: Grade II

  • Past Seat / Home of: Thomas Owen, late 16th century. Cholmondeley family. Miss Anna Maria Leighton, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Training Center

    Ownership Details: Owned and operated by Travel Class Limited as teambuilding and educational center.

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 01273-647-200

    Website: http://www.condoverhall.com

    Historic Houses Member: No

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