Compton Wynyates, Compton Wynyates, Warwickshire

Compton Wynyates, Compton Wynyates, Warwickshire
Photograph taken 12 Mar 1928 © Historic England Archive ref: CC002027

This early Tudor house was built soon after the end of the Wars of the Roses. It had a moat and other defensive features such as the tower so was designed to be defended . Later in the Tudor period houses were built mainly for comfort.

Location

Warwickshire Compton Wynyates

Period

Tudor (1485 - 1602)

Themes

Tags

country house architecture crenellation defence Tudor (1485 - 1602)