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Mompesson House

The Cathedral Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EL
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Mompesson House in Salisbury
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Mompesson House is now only open from Friday to Tuesday for pre-booked tours for up to 6 people. Advance booking is essential. The tearoom and shop are both closed. 

Mompesson House is a Queen Anne townhouse in the heart of Salisbury’s Cathedral Close with a homely atmosphere and welcoming proportions. Highlights include the magnificent plasterwork, fine period furniture and the Turnbull collection of English eighteenth century drinking glasses. It’s easy to imagine living here as you walk down the graceful oak staircase or relax on a window seat.

 

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located in the Cathedral Close. Nearest major roads are M3; M27; A36 and A303. Follow signs to Salisbury. Park and Ride sites are located on A36 west of Salisbury; A345 near Old Sarum to the north of the city; A30 London Road - also in a northerly direction and the A338 south of Salisbury on the Downton/Ringwood/Bournemouth road.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Salisbury station, 10 min walk. From station turn right into Mill Road. Continue along this road and Cranebridge Road to city centre. At High Street traffic lights turn right into Cathedral Close. First right, house is on right.All Salisbury city centre bus routes within easy walking distance.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Hearing loop
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Large print guide, Braille guides, scented plants.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access - ground floor of house, garden and tea room.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering - Garden tea room, for 20. Light lunch and teas.

Establishment Features

  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction - house
  • Outdoor Attraction - garden

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • Spanish spoken
  • Staff Fluent in Languages - Other

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - City centre pay and display car parks.

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Group bookings accepted only during normal opening hours.
  • JCB (Japanese Corporate Banking) accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 50
  • Min group size - 10
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Special group rates
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted
  • Visa Debit accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Braille printed material
  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Opening Times

Open for pre-booked tours only (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Oct 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Tuesday11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday - ThursdayClosed
Friday - Sunday11:00 - 15:00

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