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. 208, 1854.
Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
Author: Colvin, Howard
Year Published: 2008
Reference: pg. 343
Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: Edmund Lawrence, 14th century. Butler family. Gerard family, 17th century. James Hamilton, 4th Duke of Hamilton and 1st Duke of Brandon, 1698-1712; James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Hamilton and 2nd Duke of Brandon, 1712-43; James Hamilton, 6th Duke of Hamilton and 3rd Duke of Brandon, 1743-58; James Hamilton, 7th Duke of Hamilton and 4th Duke of Brandon, 1758-69; Douglas Hamilton, 8th Duke of Hamilton and 5th Duke of Brandon, 1769-99; Archibald Hamilton, 9th Duke of Hamilton and 6th Duke of Brandon, 1799-1819; Alexander Hamilton, 10th Duke of Hamilton and 7th Duke of Brandon, 1819-52; William Hamilton, 11th Duke of Hamilton and 8th Duke of Brandon, 1852-53. Le Gendre Nicholas Starkie, 1853-65; John Pierce Chamberlain Starkie, 1860s-70s; Edward Arthur Le Gendre Starkie, until 1884. James Williamson, 1st Baron Ashton, 1884-1930. William Pye, 1930s.
Current Ownership Type: Club
Primary Current Ownership Use: Country Club / Golf Club
Ownership Details: Owned by Lancaster Golf Club; the house can be booked for events.