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 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: 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