The old house from a 1787 engraving
The new, rebuilt, House from a circa 1899 postcard.
Earlier Houses: A circa 1615 house was rebuilt by Salvin in the 19th century.
House & Family History: Flixton was noted for its exceptionally fine staircase, incorporating early 17th century woodwork, created for Sir Robert Shafto Adair, 2nd Bt., later 1st Lord Waveney, who was an ADC to Queen Victoria.
John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. IV, 1821.
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: Demolished
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: Sir Robert Shafto Adair, 2nd Bt., later 1st Lord Waveney, 19th century; Adair family here from the mid-18th century until the 1950s.
Current Ownership Type: Demolished
Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No