Explore the impressive collections and beautiful interiors at Mompesson House
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.