DiCamillo Companion
England

Yanwath Hall

  • House & Family History: Yanwath was the birthplace of William Wordsworth‘s friend Thomas Wilkinson; it is to Wilkinson that Wordsworth addressed "To the Spade of a Friend."

    Comments: Yanwath is considered the finest manorial hall in England.

  • Country Life: XIV, 126, 1903.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat of: John de Sutton, 14th century. Threlkeld family, 15th century. Lowther family, 17th century. Wilkinson family, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No