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Moulton Hall

  • Built / Designed For: Leonard Smithson

    House & Family History: According to local legend, James I spent a night at Moulton Hall in 1603 on his way from Scotland to assume the English throne. The National Trust acquired Moulton in 1966.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The house today sits in 25 acres of grounds.

  • Country Life: LXXIX, 250 plan, 1936.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: John Eccles, 2nd Viscount Eccles

    Past Seat / Home of: Leonard Smithson, 1649-50; George Smithson, 1650-92. Sir Mark Milbank, 5th Bt., early 18th century; Sir Ralph Milbanke, 6th Bt., 18th century. Colonel Sir James Charles Dalbiac, early 19th century. Michael Sanderson, until 1850..

    Current Ownership Type: The National Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

    Ownership Details: Owned by the NT and leased to Lord Eccles

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Historic Houses Member: No