Built / Designed For: Sir Thomas Spencer
House & Family History: Yarnton was used as military hospital during the Civil War. After the war ended the north and south wings were demolished and the House was used as a farmhouse for 245 years, until its purchase and restoration in 1895 by H.R. Franklin.
Country Life: XVIII, 90, 1905. CX, 2096, 2162, 1951.
House Listed: Grade II*
Park Listed: Grade II
Past Seat of: Sir Thomas Spencer, 17th century. H.R. Franklin, 19th century.
Current Ownership Type: School
Primary Current Ownership Use: School
Ownership Details: Today accommodation for students at Oxford Royale Academy, who also own the house.