DiCamillo Companion

Pickenham Hall

  • Earlier Houses: An earlier, circa 1680, house by Anthony Fisher was rebuilt by Donthorn in 1829 for William Lyde Wiggett-Chute of The Vyne.

    Built / Designed For: G.W. Taylor

    House & Family History: Robert Weir Schultz designed Pickenham Hall between 1902 and 1905. The banker G.W. Taylor purchasd the House in 1902. The Moreton family bought Pickenham in 1924 and remained here until 1986, when they sold the House, together with 3,547 acres.

    Comments: The House is considered a significant result of the Domestic Revival, rendered by the leading Arts and Crafts architect, Robert Weir Schultz.

  • Architect: Robert Weir Schultz

    Date: 1902-05
    Designed: House

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  • Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Burke's & Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
    Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
    Year Published: 1981
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Current Seat / Home of: Arumugam-Packiri family; here since the mid-1990s.

    Past Seat / Home of: G.W. Taylor, 1902-24. Moreton family, 1924-86. Richard Daniels, 1986-93 (tenant).

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 01760-756-376

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: http://www.southpickenham.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No


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