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Crowhurst Place

  • House & Family History: George Crawley, who tenanted Crowhurst Place from 1907 until 1910, had just designed (in 1906) Old Westbury Gardens on Long Island, perhaps the finest Restoration house in America, for John Shaffer Phipps, who inherited a fortune formed through the creation of the United States Steel Corporation.

  • Architect: George Abraham Crawley

    Date: 1912-15
    Designed: Service wing, sitting room, and garden room

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  • Country Life: XLVI, 12, 44 plan, 1919.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Robert de Stangrave, 14th century. John atte Hall, 15th century. The Rev. George Gainsford, 1905-10; Gainsford family here 1418 until 1706; the Rev. Gainsford purchased Crowhurst in 1905. TENANTS: George Crawley, 1907-10. Conseulo Vanderbilt, Duchess of Marlborough, 1910-21.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No