William Thomas Beckford

Country house

Fonthill Abbey

Fonthill (Wiltshire)

Built 1st Jan 1807

Description

Gothic house, designed by James Wyatt and built c. 1798-1807 for William Thomas Beckford. The tower collapsed in 1825, two years after Beckford's sale of the house.

Notes

The remains of the Fonthill estate are now in private hands.


Further Information

 
Architect
James Wyatt