DiCamillo Companion
England

Markenfield Hall (Markingfield Hall)

  • 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

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01765-692-303

    Email: info@markenfield.com

    Website: https://markenfieldhall.com/

    Awards: HHA/Sotheby's Restoration Award, 2008.

    Historic Houses Member: Yes