DiCamillo Companion

Ightham Court (Court Lodge)

  • Built / Designed For: Willoughby family

    House & Family History: Ightham Court is a medium-sized red brick country house that has been little altered since it was built in the 16th century.

  • Architect: Samuel Wyatt

    Date: 1801-07
    Designed: Repairs and alterations for Col. Richard James

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  • Country Life: Jun 26, 1958

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 1196
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Past Seat / Home of: Willoughby family, 16th century. William James, 17th century; William James IV, until 1781; Col. Richard James, 1781-1807; Demetrius Grevis-James, 19th century. Col. E.W. Grevis Bailey, until 1920. Colonel Ralph Cavendish, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No