The house from a 1789 engraving
Earlier Houses: There was an earlier manor house, which stood next to the church, that was replaced by the current house.
Built / Designed For: Sir George Cornewall, 2nd Bt.
Collections: The King's Clock, designed by William Chambers and supplied by Matthew Boulton and formerly in the collection at Moccas, is today in the collection of the Courtald Gallery, London.
Country Life: CLX, 1474 plan, 1554, 1976.
Title: Matthew Boulton: Ormolu
Author: Goodison, Nicholas
Year Published: 2002
Reference: pg. 215
Publisher: London: Christie's Books
Book Type: Hardback
Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
Author: Colvin, Howard
Year Published: 1995
Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
Book Type: Softback
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Grade II
Current Seat / Home of: Linda Bennett; here since 2014.
Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Sir George Cornewall, 2nd Bt., until 1819; Sir George Cornewall, 3rd Bt., 1819-35; Sir Velters Cornewall, 4th Bt., 1835-68; Sir George Henry Cornewall, 5th Bt., 1868-1908; Cornewall family here until 1916. Chester-Master family, 1962-2014.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
Ownership Details: Part of the house can be booked for holiday stays.