The house from a circa 1920 postcard
Earlier Houses: There was a 12th century Premonstratensian abbey (Abbey of St. Mary and St. Nicholas) on the site, elements of which were incorporated into the current house.
Country Life: LII, 406 plan, 1922.
Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
Year Published: 1981
Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Seat / Home of: Catherine Foyle
Past Seat / Home of: Francke family, late 16th century. Richard Edwin Thomas, early 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No