Scheduled Monument – Monument Number 894390
Grade I Listed Building – Hall
Grade II Listed Building – Gatehouse, east and west gateways
Medieval moat, had a Priest’s hole. The old gatehouse stands near the church.
1261 Held by Sir Henry Puttrell.
* Inherited by Robert Puttrell, son of Sir Henry Puttrell.
* Robert Puttrell settled it upon his son, Geoffrey and his wife Joan.
1368 John Munchensy settled it on Geoffrey Puttrell and his wife, Agnes.
* After Geoffrey died it went to Richard Puttrell, Geoffrey’s son.
1399 Richard Puttrell died without issue and it went to Agnes, daughter of Edmund Poutrell, and her husband John Laverok.
1401 Edmund Poutrell conveyed it to Sir Ralph Shirley.
* Theo and John Puttrell conveyed it to Gervase Pigot (1).
1605 The Priest’s hole was used to hide Father Garnett, involved in the Gunpowder Plot.
1630 New house was built by the Pigot family.
1660’s Carved staircase added.
1669 Visited by historian and author of The History of Nottinghamshire, Robert Thoroton, MD, and Dugdale, the Warwickshire historian.
1672 Held by Gervase Pigot (2), great grandson of Gervase Pigot (1).
1694 Mr. Pigot died and it was sold to Mr. John Emmerton.
* John Emmerton died and left it to the youngest son of his nephew.
1702 Held by John Emmerton.
1790 Held by John Emmerton Wescomb Emmerton. Still standing.
1835 Mr. Emmerton Wescomb died and the estate was divided between three nieces, the eldest inherited the Hall. Called The Hall on Sanderson’s Map.
1843 The eldest niece, Lucy Elizabeth Jane Wescomb, married George Anson, 8th Lord Byron.
1884 Held and managed by Lucy Emmerton Wescomb, Lady Byron. Called Thrumpton Hall.
1912 Lucy died
* Inherited by George Frederick William Byron, 9th Lord Byron.
* Inherited by Rev. Frederick Ernest Charles Byron, 10th Lord Byron.
1952 Thrumpton Hall listed as a Grade I Listed Building.
1975 Field Investigation.
1987 Gateways Grade II Listed Buildings.