The House from a circa 1902 postcard
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 / Home 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