DiCamillo Companion

Claxton Castle

  • Earlier Houses: 14th century

    House & Family History: William, 2nd Lord Kerdeston, crenellated Claxton in 1340. The crown acquired the property during the reign of Henry VII. Thomas Gawdy purchased and repaired the castle in 1566.

  • Title: Burke's & 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
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Unknown

    Park Listed: Unknown

  • Past Seat / Home of: William de Kerdeston, Sr., 2nd Baron Kerdeston, 14th century. Thomas Gawdy, 16th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Unknown

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Unknown

  • House Open to Public: Unknown

    Historic Houses Member: No