DiCamillo Companion

Gayton Manor House

  • 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