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Manor House
"I think Sir John would have made an excellent Lord of the Manor...he would have ended up a much-loved squire." Lady Olliff-Cooper
THE PROJECT|THE HOUSE|THE PEOPLE|EDWARDIAN LIFE|YOU IN 1905|TREATS|SNOB QUIZ
Sir John Olliff-Cooper

Photograph of Manderston House

Photograph of the marble hall in Manderston House

Manderston's marble hall

Upstairs
If by chance you meet a Lower Servant, you should walk past, leaving them un-noticed... you will spare them the shame of explaining their presence
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Downstairs
Lower Servants: if you meet one of your betters in the house, endeavour to make yourself invisible – 'give room', turn your back, and avert your eyes
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"I really don't have problem with having servants...if I'm not being served, they don't have a job. This is absolutely magnificent. I'm enjoying it."
Sir John Olliff-Cooper
The House

House Tour
Take a virtual tour around Manderston's rooms, upstairs and downstairs

House Quiz
How well do you know the Edwardian Era. Find out with our house quiz...

Manderston - Then and Now
Who were the real owners of Manderston? We chart the history from Sir James Miller to the current landlord, Lord Palmer.

Decorating in Period Style
Find out what the Edwardian villas were like to live in when they were new.

 

 


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