Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: Baldwin of Béthune, until 1249. Ingelram de Lyons, 1249-70. Michael de Houghton, 13th century; de Houghton family here from 1270 until 1316. Thomas Murdak, 14th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Sir William Samwell, 1607-28; Sir Thomas Samwell, 1st Bt., until 1694; Sir Thomas Samwell, 2nd Bt., 1694-1751. Richard Kent, 1751-55. James Hawley, 18th century; Sir Henry Hawley, 1st Bt., until 1826; Sir Henry Hawley, 2nd Bt., 1826-31; Sir Joseph Henry Hawley, 3rd Bt., 1831-75.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No