Earlier Houses: There were probably a number of earlier buildings on, or near, the site of the current house.
Built / Designed For: William Frere
Country Life: XXII, 666, 1907.
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: King Burgred of Mercia, 9th century. Robert d’Oilly, 11th century. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: William Frere, 16th century. John Lovelace, 2nd Baron Lovelace, 17th century. Sawyer family, 18th century. George Frederick Bodley (tenant), 1890-1907.
Current Ownership Type: School
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
Ownership Details: Owned by Christ Church, Oxford, who let the house as a private residence.
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No