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Mompesson House

Cathedral Close, Salisbury, England
+44 1722 335659
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Small NT property - but perfectly formed

Interesting mini stately home. Four rooms up and four down with lovely staircase. Good collection... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
The Hague
Expensive for non NT members.

As we were in Salisbury for the day and as NT members we thought we would check out this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nigel H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Cathedral Close, Salisbury, England
+44 1722 335659
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting mini stately home. Four rooms up and four down with lovely staircase. Good collection of old wine glasses and filed with period furniture. We could see why lady Townsend stayed there all her life. Nice garden with tea house. While we were there a...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

As we were in Salisbury for the day and as NT members we thought we would check out this house.Plenty of signpost to direct you to the front door. A warm welcome was given and we were even allowed to leave our bags by the...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 4 days ago

A National Trust property, as members we decided to visit on the walk back from Salisbury Cathedral. It’s a small property and worth a quick walk around. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and we enjoyed our walk around. They have kept it pretty much...More

Thank MarkCornwall_UK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We'd stopped of in Salisbury on the way to our next destination with the plan of visiting the Cathedral. As it was lunchtime, we wanted to find a tea-room for some tasty sandwiches for us and the children - and we found this place. You...More

Thank Myra L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unusually for any property in Salisbury's Cathedral Close, this house is not owned by the Church. When the last owner of the house, Denis Martineau, was looking in the 1950s for an interesting place to retire to, he was able to negotiate the freehold of...More

Thank Charlie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a real slice of Jane Austen England, this is the house to visit. Smallish but wonderfully displayed and presented. A mix of guides - some knowledgeable, some not so, one old gent who was aspiring to a Basil Fawlty standard of impoliteness...More

Thank EssexBilly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fairly compact property but with some interesting decor & exhibits. Nice walled garden with tearoom as well, all in a lovely setting.

Thank PJ777
Reviewed 1 week ago

a very interesting house and small garden sometimes music or plays a well equipped cafe good food and pleasant staffa and guides,,,,,,,,,,,National trust......also you can visit Salisbury Cathedral and its beautiful close and musiums

Thank teddybear423
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of National Trust gems. A wonderful house full of treasures from other Trust properties as well as local Salisbury history. Totally fascinating and a must to visit,

Thank 474rooster
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like stepping into a Jane Austen novel! Beautiful display of early English china. Would recommend having tea and cake in the garden cafe.

Thank pianoteacher53
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Rosemary D
15 October 2016|
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