Sir Gilbert Heathcote

Country house

Normanton Hall

Rutland

Built 30th Nov -0001 20000

Description

Built by Sir Gilbert Heathcote, who had purchased the Normanton estate in 1729 at the age of 79. The house was demolished in 1925.

Notes

Nuala Zahedieh, 'An open elite? Colonial commerce, the country house and the case of Sir Gilbert Heathcote and Normanton Hall', in Madge Dresser and Andrew Hann (eds.) Slavery and the British Country House pp. 69-77.


Further Information

Architect
Henry Joynes
Demolition date
1925