Mompesson House

Homely and welcoming 18th-century townhouse in the heart of Salisbury's Cathedral Close

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What's on 

Upcoming events

The Christmas House

Sun 16 Dec 2018
You're invited to explore the ground floor rooms and experience Christmas through the ages. Mince pies and mulled wine will be served in the garden tea-room and the 1950s-inspired shop will be open with a range of gifts for family and friends.

Family trail

Sat 09 Mar 2019
Have a go at some of the activities Jinny Townsend enjoyed doing when she lived at Mompesson.

Standing by my darling's side: A Victorian experience of life, love and loss

Sat 09 Mar 2019
Our 2019 exhibition tells the untold story of former resident Jinny Townsend and focuses on her life in Salisbury's Cathedral Close and her courtship and eventual marriage to Willie Hammick.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt 2019

Fri 19 Apr 2019
Join us at Mompesson House this Easter and take part in the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt.
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Eating and shopping

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Watercolour of Mompesson House by George Henton (1888)

Who lived at Mompesson House?  

Learn about the residents of Mompesson House, from the 18th-century through to the present day.

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Our work

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Get involved

Room Guide

Volunteer at Mompesson House 

If you love storytelling, enjoy meeting people and have a little time to give, why not become a volunteer room guide at Mompesson House in 2019?

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Entrance Hall and impressive front door

Group visits to Mompesson House 

Get in touch with the team at Mompesson House to find out how we can accommodate your visiting group.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Mompesson House on the National Trust Collections website