Earlier Houses: The Wodehouse family owned an earlier house on the site of the current house from the reign of Henry VIII until the 17th century.
House & Family History: Circa 1620, Sir William Wodehouse, of Waxham Hall, invented the decoying wild duck.
Garden & Outbuildings: A garden wall from the earlier house still stands.
Title: Burke's & Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
Year Published: 1981
Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: Sir William Wodehouse, 17th century; Wodehouse family here from the 15th until the 17th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No