Basic Site Details

Name: Compton Verney
City or county: Warwickshire
Country: England
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Orangery demolished.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Country House  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1761c. 1767Alterations and additionsRebuilding of north and south wings, addition of portico, formation of great hall etc and probably designed orangery.

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1Robert AdamArchitectAc. 1761c. 1767Rebuilding of north and south wings, addition of portico, formation of great hall etc and probably designed orangery.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1de Broke, 14th Lord Willoughby 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Brindle, Steven2000Compton Verney Ed. R Bearman. Stratford-upon-Avonpp108 and seq.
Item 2 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition