Medieval moated manor house. Part of the moat still wet.
1211 Manor held by Ranulph de Perton.
1241 Ranulph de Perton died. He was succeeded by his son John.
1257 John de Perton died. He was succeeded by his son Ranulph de Perton.
1258 Ranulph de Perton took charge of the manor and estates of his late father. He is recorded as having paid homage to the King, Henry III.
1259 Ranulph de Perton died without issue whilst fighting in Wales. His brother William succeeded him. He paid homage to Henry III. William is recorded to have been poaching the King’s deer from the nearby forest.
1277 Willliam de Perton had to undertake the 8 days service owing to the King, in Wales.
1280 William de Perton died at the Menai Straights. His son John succeeded him, was minor.
1285 John de Perton held his lands.
1307 Granted Free Warren over his lands.
1315 John was Knight in Parliament for Staffordshire.
1317 John raised 2,000 men to assist with the Kings fight against the Scots.
1331 John de Perton died. His son William succeeded him.
1361 William died and his son, John, succeeded him.
1336-1337 John fought in Scotland under Ralph, Lord Stafford. Including the Battle of Halidoun Hill.
1341 The King appointed John as Escheator (Royal Officer) for Worcester, Gloucester, Salop, Stafford, Hereford and the Welsh Marches.
1346 John fought at the Battle of Crecy under William de Clynton, Earl of Huntingdon.
1356 John fought at the Battle of Poitiers under Henry, Duke of Lancaster.
1360 John was appointed Commissioner to Array – responsible for ensuring men were armed and ready to defend the country in the King’s absence.
1364 John requested to the King to enlarge his manor house.
1371 John de Perton was Sheriff of Staffordshire.
1388 John de Perton died and infighting between extended family and others haunted the Manor for years.
c.1420 William de Perton, son of Leo de Perton, held the manor.
1428 Sir John Stafford died – he had held the title of the Manor – and was succeeded by his son Humphrey Stafford.
1470 Sir Walter Wrottesley was mentioned as Lord of the Manor.
1473 Sir Walter Wrottesley died
1509-1547 Between: Manor bought by James Leveson.
1662 Sir Walter Wrottesley purchased the manor.
1820 In ruins.
1958 Field Investigation.
1974 Field Investigation.
1976 Field Investigation.