DiCamillo Companion

Sandford Orcas Manor (Sandford 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 remained until 2023, when the house, together with 72 acres, was listed for sale for £6.5 million.

    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

  • Past Seat / Home of: Edward Knoyle, 16th century. Colonel Francis Claridge, 1965-79. Sir Mervyn Tregonwell Medlycott, 9th Bt., until 2023.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 01963-220-206

    Historic Houses Member: No