DiCamillo Companion

Moccas Court

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier manor house, which stood next to the church, that was replaced by the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Sir George Cornewall, 2nd Bt.

    Collections: The King's Clock, designed by William Chambers and supplied by Matthew Boulton and formerly in the collection at Moccas, is today in the collection of the Courtald Gallery, London.

  • Architect: Robert Adam

    Date: 1781
    Designed: Interiors, including ceiling of circular Drawing Room

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    Architect: Lancelot Brown

    Designed: Park

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    Architect: Anthony Keck

    Date: 1776-83
    Designed: House for Sir George Armyand Cornewall

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  • Country Life: CLX, 1474 plan, 1554, 1976.

  • Title: Matthew Boulton: Ormolu
    Author: Goodison, Nicholas
    Year Published: 2002
    Reference: pg. 215
    Publisher: London: Christie's Books
    ISBN: 0903432706
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Current Seat / Home of: Linda Bennett; here since 2014.

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Sir George Cornewall, 2nd Bt., until 1819; Sir George Cornewall, 3rd Bt., 1819-35; Sir Velters Cornewall, 4th Bt., 1835-68; Sir George Henry Cornewall, 5th Bt., 1868-1908; Cornewall family here until 1916. Chester-Master family, 1962-2014.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

    Ownership Details: Part of the house can be booked for holiday stays.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01981-500-381

    Email: michael@moccascourt.co.uk

    Website: http://www.moccas-court.co.uk/

    Historic Houses Member: No