Aerial view of a large brick house

New member book: From Somerset to Portman Square, the Portman Family and their Estates By Richard Bowden and Tom Mayberry.

16th January 2023

Image: Aerial view of Bryanston House, c.1980. Photo copyright Sue Sieger

The Portman family were one of the most influential families in Somerset and Dorset from the 16th to the 20th centuries, and their estates made them among the largest landowners. The book is 192 pages long, with well over 100 illustrations, a detailed family tree and plans showing the family’s properties both in Marylebone and in the West Country.

Published by Carnegie. Copies can be ordered through any bookshop. rrp £24

For a selection of other books about member houses and how to purchase them please see the publications page.