DiCamillo Companion
England

Samares Manor

  • 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

  • "Antiques Roadshow" (2009 - BBC TV, episode 32.1).
  • Seat of: Obbard family (descendants of Lady Elizabeth Knott)

    Past Seat 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

  • House Open to Public: Grounds Only

    Phone: 01534-870-551

    Fax: 01534-768-949

    Email: enquiries@samaresmanor.com

    Website: http://www.samaresmanor.com

    Historic Houses Member: No