Built / Designed For: Probably built for Robert Whitfield, an Elizabethan ironmaster.
House & Family History: Rowfant is a Late Elizabethan symmetrical house with a porch and gables. Inside there is a fireplace dated 1597, behind which can be found the remains of a late 15th century timber-framed house, around which the current house was built. There were alterations made to the House in 1759 and 1848.
Country Life: L. 686, 1921.
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat of: Robert Whitfield, 16th century.
Current Ownership Type: Corporation
Primary Current Ownership Use: Hospital / Care Home / Recovery Center
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No