The House from a 1923 postcard
The House, from across the lake, from a circa 1920 postcard.
House & Family History: The Rawnsley family acquired the Well Vale Estate in 1914. Beginning in the mid-20th century the House was leased to Maypole House School; when Maypole School merged with Conway School in the late 1980s to form Excell International School, Well Vale House was vacated. In 1990 the House, together with 1,671 acres, was sold.
Country Life: CLII, 1650, 1972.
Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
Author: Sayer, Michael
Year Published: 1993
Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: James Bateman, early 18th century. Francis Dashwood, late 18th century. Rawnsley family, early 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No