DiCamillo Companion

Benington Lordship (The Lordship)

  • 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
    ISBN: 0140710078
    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