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Barton Court, Kintbury, was an extensive estate to the north and west of Kintbury village.

Barton Court

It is the manor house of Kintbury Amesbury, named after the Wiltshire Abbey which owned it throughout the Middle Ages.

The present house is thought to have been built in 1772. It was the home of the Raymonds and their descendants, the Dundas family, for over two hundred years.

In 1875 the family sold up to Sir Richard Sutton Estate.

In the period post WWII, the house became a preparatory school.

By the 1960s, Barton Court was standing empty with part of the adjoining land being worked for gravel.

In 1972 the estate was bought by Terence Conran (of Habitat fame), who fully restored the house and grounds.

The long and varied history has been carefully recorded in the Heritage Report researched and written by Worlledge Associates in December 2022, and available on the West Berks Planning website.