Beautiful moated and fortified manor house near Banbury in North Oxfordshire, just over one hours’ drive from West London. Set in unspoilt parkland the estate includes a gatehouse, moat, battlements, fortified manor house / castle, chapel, great hall, picture gallery, library, dining room, armour and wonderful gardens including the formal Ladies’ Garden.
The core of the house was built in 1306 of the rich local Hornton ironstone it has a range of styles: mediaeval, Tudor , Elizabethan, Gothic. The gatehouse was constructed in the early fifteenth century.
Very film-friendly and can provide tea room, ‘green rooms’, on-site parking for coaches and other film location vehicles, 3 phase power, and advice on local accommodation.