An 1829 engraving of the Castle from "Neale's Views of Seats"
House & Family History: A staircase from the Fountain Court at Theobalds Palace, Hertfordshire (demolished), is today at Herstmonceux.
Garden & Outbuildings: The Castle is moated.
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: 2.S. Vol. V, 1829.
Country Life: XLIII, 214, 242 plan, 270, 1918. LXV, 702, 1929. LXXVIII, 566, 606 plan, 630 plan, 1935.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Grade II
Past Seat / Home of: Sir Roger Fiennes, 15th century; Gregory Fiennes, 10th Baron Dacre, 16th century. Robert Hare, 18th century. Lieutenant Colonel Claude Lowther, early 20th century. Sir Paul Latham, 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: School
Primary Current Ownership Use: School
Ownership Details: Today The Bader International Study Centre, Queen's University (Canada). B&B accommodation is available.