Earlier Houses: There were probably a number of earlier buildings on, or near, the site of the current house, including a Medieval timber house and an Elizabethan hall, the latter of which was demolished around 1789, a few years after the death of James Oglethorpe.
House & Family History: In 2023 the house, together with eight acres, was listed for sale for £4.5 million.
Chapel & Church: Oglethorpe, the founder of Georgia (the thirteenth and last British colony in America), is buried in the Grade II-listed All Saints Church, which is next to the house.
House Listed: Grade II
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: The Rev. Sir Edward Petre, 3rd Bt., early 17th century. James Edward Oglethorpe, until 1785.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No