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Middleton Tower

  • 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.

  • Architect: Unknown (designed by an unknown architect)

    Date: 1864
    Designed: Restoration of House for Sir Lewis Whincop Jarvis

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    Architect: Unknown (designed by an unknown architect)

    Date: 1876
    Designed: West battlement wing

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  • Title: Burke's & 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
    ISBN: 0850110351
    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