DiCamillo Companion

Glynn House

  • Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

    House & Family History: Glynn has a Palladian front of nine bays with an engaged Tuscan portico. The house was gutted by fire in 1819 and rebuilt and remodeled by Sir Hussey Vivian. During World War II Glynn House was used as a secret naval base. In the 1950s and 60s Peter D. Mitchell operated Glynn Research Ltd. (biological research) at the house. In 2019 Glynn was listed for sale for £3.5 million.

  • 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: Vol. I, p. 241, 1852.

  • Title: Houses and Gardens of Cornwall
    Author: McCabe, Helen
    Year Published: 1988
    Reference: pg. 49
    Publisher: Cornwall: Tabb House
    ISBN: 1873951221
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: Ralph de Monthermer, 1st Baron Monthermer, 14th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Edmund John Glynn, until 1840. Sir Richard Hussey Vivian, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No