DiCamillo Companion

Thorpe Tilney Hall

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier medieval house on the site of today's Hall Farm.

    House & Family History: Thorpe Tilney Hall was built by the Whichcote family as a dower house for their main seat, Aswarby Park. The Whichcotes remained here until 1918, when much of the 2,000-acre estate was purchased by the county council to provide small-holdings for soldiers returning from the Great War.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The 20th century Opera Pavilion features stained glass by John Piper.

  • Architect: Francis F. Johnson

    Date: 1977
    Designed: Opera Pavilion

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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: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "Pride and Prejudice" (1980 - BBC TV mini series, as Longbourn).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Whichcote family, circa 1745-1918. Roy Rothery, mid-20th century. Stockdale family, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No