The classical entrance facade from an 1870s carte de visite photograph
The Tudor facade from a 1903 postcard
Built / Designed For: Thomas Legh I
House & Family History: In late 2022 the house, together with 20 acres, was listed for sale for £30 million.
John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. I, p. 105, 1854.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Grade II*
Current Seat / Home of: Camilla Legh; Legh family here since the 14th century.
Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: Earl Edwin, 11th century. Hugh de Corona, 13th century. Robert de Legh, 14th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Thomas Legh I, 16th century; Thomas Legh IV, 17th century; Charles Legh, 18th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home