Pitch Place House - a Memory of Worplesdon.
Hi, does anyone have any photos or info on the very grand, old, large manor house in Worplesdon, in the 1920's era or earlier? I believe it was the home of Lord and Lady Dewvine (not sure that is the correct spelling). My grandfather was their chauffeur for many years and lived in the tied cottage called The Bothy, as did my father, as a small boy. When he married and I was born, we also lived there for a while, and indeed I can remember going to the 'grand house'. Other than that, I have not much else to go on. Dad's now died and my mother is going to go into a carehome that has been built on the site of the aforementioned manor house - so I would like to know more history. I do know that the house suffered considerable damage from an arson attack in recent years, before being demolished. But that's really all I know, and I would love to know more. So does anybody out there know anything?
A memory shared by on May 28th, 2012.
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