Earlier Houses: Benington Castle, a 12th century flint and stone castle, was destroyed in 1212. The foundations of the Castle's keep are extant.
Built / Designed For: Proctor family
Title: Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, The
Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget
Year Published: 2000
Reference: pgs. 94-95
Publisher: London: Penguin Books
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Grade II
Past Seat of: SEATED AT FIRST HOUSE: Roger de Valognes, 12th century. SEATED AT SECOND HOUSE: George Proctor, 19th century. Bott family, 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No