The House from a circa 1897 postcard
Built / Designed For: William Moreton
House & Family History: Little Moreton remained in the ownership of the Moreton family until 1938, when it was transferred to the National Trust.
Comments: Little Moreton is considered one of the most important timber-framed moated manor houses in England.
Garden & Outbuildings: At its greatest extent, in the mid-16th century, the Little Moreton Estate spanned 1,360 acres and contained orchards, gardens, and a corn mill.
Chapel & Church: The Chapel is extant.
Country Life: XV, 594, 1904. LXVI, 754, 798, 1929.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: William Moreton, early 16th century; Moreton family here from circa 1500 until 1938.
Current Ownership Type: The National Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction