The house from a 1904 postcard
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. 178, 1852.
Country Life: XII, 592, 1902. LXVI, 488 plan, 1929.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Grade II
Past Seat / Home of: Radcliffe family, 1335-1498. Barton family, 1498-1660s. Belasyse family, 1660s-1723. Byrom family, 1723-1801. Ainsworth family, 1801-1938.
Current Ownership Type: Government
Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction
Ownership Details: Owned by Bolton Library and Museum Services
House Open to Public: Yes
Historic Houses Member: No