Mompesson House

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

Visitors walking up the staircase

Summer at Mompesson House  

Explore Mompesson House this summer.

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What's on 

Wreath on the front door

A Victorian Christmas at Mompesson House 2019 

Here's what you can look forward to at Christmas at Mompesson this year.

Upcoming events

Summer toys and games

Sun 18 Aug 2019
In the garden there'll be traditional outdoor toys and games that Jinny Townsend played at Mompesson.

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

Sun 18 Aug 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.

Close Consort

Wed 21 Aug 2019
Close Consort will be playing in Mompesson's beautiful garden between 1pm and 2.45pm (with breaks).

Northumbrian Pipers

Sat 14 Sep 2019
The Salisbury Northumbrian Pipers will be playing in the garden throughout the day.

Heritage Open Day

Sat 14 Sep 2019
Enjoy free entry to Mompesson House on Saturday 14 September as part of Heritage Open Day.

A Victorian Christmas

Sat 23 Nov 2019
You're invited to explore this homely and welcoming townhouse decorated for the festive season. You can also treat yourself to mince pies and mulled wine in the garden tea-room and find gifts for family and friends in the Studio shop.
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

A row of books on display in the Library at Mompesson House

Conservation blog  

Catch up with the latest conservation news from the house here.

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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?

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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