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grade I listed mansion in Capability Brown landscape, parkland, grounds, warwickshire art gallery

About us

Compton Verney’s charitable status

Compton Verney (Compton Verney House Trust) is an unincorporated registered charity number 1032478 established by trust deed dated 27 August 1993. It is an independent art gallery which receives no central or local government funding. We sustain our organisation through income from an endowment and variety of sources including admissions, memberships, our shop, restaurant, sponsorship, donations, legacies and in-kind support.

Connected organisations

Compton Verney House Trust (CVHT) co-operates with three related charities, and two related companies in order to achieve its objectives. The three charities are the Compton Verney Collection Settlement (CVCS), the Compton Verney Fund (CVF) and the Peter Moores Foundation (PMF), all founded by Sir Peter Moores.

Compton Verney’s vision



to present a high quality experience in a regional context

Celebrate our uniqueness


by bringing together historic and modern art, architecture and landscape

Inspire and engage


by entertaining, surprising, informing and challenging through all that we do



by offering an approach to art that is jargon free, gentle paced and refreshingly relaxed

Compton Verney’s mission statement

To share our passion for art with as many people as possible to help them gain something of intellectual and spiritual value from their encounter with Compton Verney.

Core values

Our working relationships are defined by three core values:



To challenge accepted norms and to find imaginative solutions that take Compton Verney forward



To achieve the highest professional standards in our work, and to behave with respect and courtesy for others



To work in ways which empower and support our colleagues

Organisational structure

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Annual report

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Download Compton Verney's Annual Report 2013

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