An 1829 engraving of the House from "Jones's Views of Seats"
House & Family History: Charles I stayed at Wistow in June 1645, just before the Battle of Naseby. The king and Prince Rupert of the Rhine left behind their saddles (preserved today in the House) at Wistow when they changed horses on their flight after the battle.
John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. II, p. 107, 1855.
John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. II, 1819.
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Ownership Type: Flat Owners Company / Condo Association
Primary Current Ownership Use: Flats / Multi Family
Ownership Details: Divided into 11 flats
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No