DiCamillo Companion

Sandford Orcas Manor (The Manor House)

  • Built / Designed For: Edward Knoyle

    House & Family History: The Rev. Sir Hubert Medlycott (1841-1920) of Ven House, the last and 6th baronet, moved out of Ven circa 1916 and made his residence at nearby Sandford Orcas, where his descendants remain today.

    Comments: Arthur Oswald called Sandford Orcas Manor "one of the most charming manor houses in the West of England."

  • Title: Christie's Auction Catalog: Ven House, 1999
    Author: NA
    Year Published: 1999
    Reference: pg. 12
    Publisher: London: Christie's
    ISBN: NA
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Sir Mervyn Tregonwell Medlycott, 9th Bt.

    Past Seat / Home of: Edward Knoyle, 16th century. Colonel Francis Claridge, 1965-79.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Grounds Only

    Phone: 01963-220-206

    Historic Houses Member: No