Built / Designed For: Dr. Robert Huickes
House & Family History: Nunnington originally belonged to the crown. Elizabeth I leased the Estate to her doctor, Robert Huicke, who built the current house.
Collections: Nunnington houses the Carlisle collection of miniature rooms, one of the top three such collections in the world.
Country Life: LXIII, 148 plan, 1928. CLXXI, 1678 [Carlisle collection of miniature rooms], 1982.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Grade II
Past Seat / Home of: Dr. Robert Huicke, 16th century. Thomas Norcliffe, early 17th century. Richard Graham, 1st Viscount Preston, 17th century.
Current Ownership Type: The National Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction