The house from a circa 1900 postcard
Earlier Houses: There has been a house on the site since Saxon times and it's possible that there were Roman buildings near the current house.
House & Family History: Wolfeton is noted for its exceptional plaster ceilings and carved oak paneling.
Garden & Outbuildings: The impressive and substantial Medieval gatehouse is today holiday accommodation operated by the Landmark Trust.
Chapel & Church: The chapel contains the oldest bell in England.
Country Life: XI, 304, 1902. CXIV, 414, 484, 1953.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Seat / Home of: Thimbleby family
Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: Mohun family. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: John Trenchard, 15th century; Sir Thomas Trenchard, 16th century. W.H.P. Weston, 19th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
Ownership Details: The gatehouse can be booked for holiday accommodation
House Open to Public: Yes
Historic Houses Member: Yes