An 1854 illustration of the House from "Burke's Visitations of Seats"
House & Family History: Witnesham is said to have been the birthplace (in 1759) of the noted entomologist William Kirby.
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: Vol. II, p. 202, 1853.
Title: Burke's and 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 II*
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Seat / Home of: Meadowe family; here since 1589.
Past Seat / Home of: Daniel Charles Meadows, 19th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
Ownership Details: The House has been divided into two residences; a wing is also available for holiday lets.
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No