Burton Agnes Manor House
It is a surviving example of a Norman manor house with a well-preserved Norman undercroft, and was encased in 18th century brickwork. It is now a Grade I listed building.
The manor house was built between 1170 and 1180 by Roger de Stuteville, The manor house and village were named after his daughter. Both passed by marriage into the hands of the Somerville family in 1274 and then by marriage to the Griffith family c.1323. A descendent Sir Walter Griffith is believed to have restored the hall and added the present roof in the 15th century.
In 1654 the estate passed from Sir Henry Griffith to his nephew Sir Francis Boynton, and still remains in the ownership of the Boynton family.
- Details from listed building database (167778) . Images of England. English Heritage.
- "History and Research: Burton Agnes Manor House". English Heritage. Retrieved 2013-03-13.
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