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Kempshott Park

  • Earlier Houses: Philip Dehany demolished an earlier House in 1773 and built the 18th century house.

    House & Family History: George, Prince of Wales, pressured Dehany to lease the House to him in 1789 to be used as a hunting lodge. The "Kempshott Park Room" was a period room in the St. Louis Museum of Art.

  • Architect: Sampson Kempthorne

    Date: 1832
    Designed: Remodelled for Edward Walter Blunt

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  • Title: No Voice From the Hall: Early Memories of a Country House Snooper
    Author: Harris, John
    Year Published: 1998
    Publisher: London: John Murray
    ISBN: 0719555671
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Edward Walter Blunt, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No