Mompesson House, an elegant and spacious 18th century house in Cathedral Close, was built for Charles Mompesson in 1701. It has magnificent plasterwork, a fine oak staircase and good quality period furniture. The house also contains the Turnbull collection of 18th century drinking glasses. In the Green Room is a display of black and white portrait prints. A well known tenant of the house was Barbara Townsend and there is a display of her watercolours. Outside is a walled garden with a pergola and herbaceous borders.
Information on Mompesson House , The Close , Salisbury
|Opening Times:||16 Mar to 3 Nov, Sat to Wed, 11:00-17:00. Open Good Friday.|
|Admission:||NT Members Free. See NT website for admission prices.|
|Location:||On north side of Choristers´ Green in the Cathedral Close, near High Street Gate. Reduced rate when arriving by public transport.|
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