The House from a circa 1902 postcard
Built / Designed For: Thomas Paycocke
House & Family History: Paycocke's House is a rare, surviving example of a Tudor merchant's house. The House was built by the wealthy cloth merchant Thomas Paycocke, who enlarged an existing 15th century building.
Country Life: LIII, 920, 1923. Feb 2, 1984.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: Thomas Paycocke, 15th century; Paycocke family here until 1584. Buxton family, 18th century. Lord Noel Buxton, early 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: The National Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction