History

Coughton Court's vibrant history

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The Coughton Coat

In 1811 Sir John Throckmorton made a bet that he could make a coat between dawn and dusk. Find out more about the new coat created in celebration of the Throckmorton family’s 600 years at Coughton.

The Gunpowder Plot

Coughton has its fair share of tales of plots and intrigues. Discover more about Coughton’s role in the biggest of them all – the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.

Did you know?

Coughton has been the home of the Throckmortons for 600 years. Facing persecution for their Catholic faith, they were willing to risk everything.

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