Built / Designed For: Thomas, 7th Lord Scales
House & Family History: The core of the current house was originally the brick gatehouse for the castle built by Thomas, 7th Lord Scales.
Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
Year Published: 1981
Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Seat / Home of: Ramsden family; here since circa 1900.
Past Seat / Home of: Thomas de Scales, 7th Baron Scales, 15th century. Sir Lewis Whincop Jarvis, 19th century. John Taylor Ramsden, early 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No