DiCamillo Companion

Knightshayes Court

  • House & Family History: Knightshayes is a High Victorian French Gothic style house of snecked red Hensley stone with Ham Hill dressings and a red tile roof.

    Comments: Knightshayes has one of the greatest gardens of Devon.

  • Architect: William Burges

    Date: 1869
    Designed: House

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    Architect: John Gregory Crace

    Date: 1875
    Designed: Interiors

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    Architect: Ernest George

    Date: 1902
    Designed: Smoking Room

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  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (1983 - TV movie).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir John Heathcoat-Amory, late 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: The National Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01884-254-665

    Fax: 01884-243-050

    Email: knightshayes@nationaltrust.org.uk

    Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No