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The South Sights

Mompesson House

  • The Close Map It
  • Salisbury
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Fodor's Review

A perfect example of Queen Anne architecture, this family home, built in 1701, sits on the north side of Cathedral Close. It's notable for magnificent plasterwork, an exceptionally carved oak staircase, fine period furniture, and a collection of 18th-century drinking glasses. Tea and refreshments are served in a walled garden.

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The Close, Salisbury, SP1 2EL, England

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Sight Details:

  • £6.50
  • Mid-Mar.–Oct., Sat.–Wed. 11–5; last admission at 4:30


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