The house, as it appeared in the 17th century, from an 1826 hand-colored lithograph from "Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire."
Built / Designed For: Humphrey Wellisbourne
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Seat / Home of: Michael Hatchard; here since 1995.
Past Seat / Home of: Humphrey Wellisbourne, 16th century. James Goulstan, 17th century; Francis Goulston, 18th century. Thomas Ellis, MP, 18th century; Sir Charles Heaton-Ellis, until 1930s. William and Christina Gibson, 1946-64. Jennifer Boyd-Carpenter, 1964-94.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No