The House from a 1990 UK £1 stamp
House & Family History: Samares Manor is the traditional home of the seigneur (lord) of the parish.
Garden & Outbuildings: Samares Manor is surrounded by 14 acres of landscaped gardens, created in the 1920s by Sir James Knott, the shipping line owner and philanthropist. It includes a Japanese Garden, Herb Garden, Water Garden, Willow Labyrinth, and the 16th century colombier (dovecote).
House Listed: Not Listed
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Seat / Home of: Obbard family (descendants of Lady Elizabeth Knott)
Past Seat / Home of: Sir James and Lady Margaret Knott, 1924-34.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
Ownership Details: Holiday accommodation can be booked on the Estate