Earlier Houses: An earlier house, together with Parhamdam village, was demolished circa 1840 and replaced with the current house.
Built / Designed For: Anthony Peacock-Willson
House & Family History: During World War II the house was requisitioned by the Royal Air Force and occupied by German prisoners of war, who worked at the local hospital.
Garden & Outbuildings: The estate today stands at approximately 2,000 acres.
John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, p. 82, 1852.
House Listed: Grade II
Park Listed: Grade II
Current Seat / Home of: Hoare family; here since 1982.
Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: Adlard Welby. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Anthony Peacock-Willson, 19th century. Cracroft-Amcott family, 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: Limited Access to Grounds Only
Awards: English Heritage architectural award for staircase glass cupola
Historic Houses Member: No