DiCamillo Companion

Nappa Hall (Nappay Hall)

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier house on, or near, the site of the current house.

    Built / Designed For: James Metcalfe

    Comments: English Heritage has called Nappa Hall "probably the finest and least-spoilt fortified manor house in the north of England."

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Mark Thompson; here since 2008.

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Richard le Scrope, 14th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: James Metcalfe, 15th century; Sir Thomas Metcalfe, 15th century; Metcalfe family here from the 14th until the 18th century. William Weddell, 18th century; Weddell family here from 1756 until 1889. Thomas Metcalfe, 19th century; Metcalfe family back from 1889 until 2008.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No