The house from a circa 1902 postcard
Built / Designed For: John de Markenfield
House & Family History: Markenfield is one of the only completely moated manor houses to remain in England.
Country Life: XXXI, 206 plan, 1912. LXXXVIII, 566 plan, 1940.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Seat / Home of: Richard William Brinsley Norton, 8th Baron Grantley; Grantley family here since 1761.
Past Seat / Home of: John de Markenfield, 14th century. Sir Thomas Egerton, 16th century. Sir Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, 1761-89; William Norton, 2nd Baron Grantley, 1789-1822; Fletcher Norton, 3rd Baron Grantley, 1822-75; Thomas Brinsley Norton, 4th Baron Grantley, 1875-77; John Richard Brinsley Norton, 5th Baron Grantley, 1877-1943; Richard Henry Brinsley Norton, 6th Baron Grantley, 1943-54; John Richard Brinsley Norton, 7th Baron Grantley, 1954-95.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home