Earlier Houses: The current house replaced an earlier (late 16th century) house on the site.
Built / Designed For: John Hawkins
House Listed: Grade II
Park Listed: Grade II
Current Seat / Home of: Edward John Hallam Bigham, 5th Viscount Mersey
Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Richard Pellatt, late 16th century. Nicholas Turner, 18th century. John Hawkins, until 1827. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: John Hawkins, 1827-77. Charles Clive Bigham, 2nd Viscount Mersey, 1926-56; Edward Clive Bigham, 3rd Viscount Mersey, 1956-79; Richard Maurice Clive Bigham, 4th Viscount Mersey, 1979-2006.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
Ownership Details: The grounds and outbuildings can be booked for weddings and events. The house can be toured by booked groups.
House Open to Public: By Appointment
Historic Houses Member: Yes