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This map shows all the country houses in Britain that we have found to have East India Company connections. Click on a particular house on the map above to find a brief description of each house. (Case studies for a selection of these houses are included on the project website – scroll down this page for a full list).

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The ‘Daylesford’ case study was written by Elisabeth Lenckos and was published online in August 2014.

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Quex Park, Kent was written by Alison Bennett and was published on the website in August 2014.

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‘A Fairy Palace in Devon: Redcliffe Towers, built by Colonel Robert Smith (1787-1873), Bengal Engineers’ was written by Diane James. It was published online in July 2014.

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‘Middleton Hall, Carmarthenshire’ was written by Dr Lowri Ann Rees. It was published online in June 2014.


‘Aberglasney, Carmarthenshire’ was written by Dr Lowri Ann Rees. It was published online in June 2014.


Melvill Family Case Study written by David Williams. Published in May 2014.


The William Gamul Farmer case study features Nonsuch Park, Surrey and is written by Penelope Farmer.

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Josiah Child and the Wanstead Estate – a case study written by Hannah Armstrong

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General Patrick Duff of Carnousie, Banffshire, written by Project Associate Alistair Mutch.


Swallowfield Park, Berkshire – Home of the Russell family


Valentines Mansion and Gardens, Essex – Home of Charles Raymond and family


Aske Hall, Yorkshire – Home of Lawrence Dundas and family


Shugborough Hall, Staffordshire – Seat of the Earl of Lichfield.


Englefield House, Berkshire – Home to the Benyon family


Warfield Park, Berkshire – Home to the Walsh, Fowke and Benn Walsh families.

Balls Park

Balls Park, Hertfordshire – Home to the Harrison family – Will be published later this year

Downie Park, Angus — Home of William Rattray

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Osterley Park and House, Middlesex – Home to the Child and Jersey families

Montreal House

Montreal Park was home to the Amherst family and is featured in the Montreal Park Case Study.

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Basildon Park, Berkshire – Home to Sir Francis Sykes

Fulbeck Hall, Lincs

Fulbeck Hall, Lincolnshire – Home to the Fane family. This case study will be published in 2014.

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Belmont House, Faversham, Kent – Home of the Harris family. This case study will be published in 2014.

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Minto House, Roxburghshire – Home to the Elliott family. This case study will be published later this year.


Sezincote, Gloucestershire – Home to the Cockerell family. This case study was written by project associate Jan Sibthorpe and was published in May 2014.

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