The South Sights

Mompesson House

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

Published 08/18/2015

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.

Sight Information


The Close, Salisbury, SP1 2EL, England

Map It



Sight Details:

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

Published 08/18/2015


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in The South

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE email communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.