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Historic Houses

Blaise Castle House Museum   

Situated in the beautiful parkland of the Blaise Estate at Henbury - the Museum is situated in an 18th century house and holds most of the Museums Service's social history collection.


Cadhay House stands in a pleasant listed garden, with herbaceous borders and yew hedges.

Chettle House   

In 1710 Thomas Archer was commissioned to build the existing Chettle House. The house has no corners, all corners are rounded in common with the Archer style similar to those at the Church in Smith Square in London.

Explore Englands Past   

Explore England's Past provides free access to 1000s of local history resources including images, transcribed wills and documents and town trails.

The Georgian House   

This historic Georgian townhouse can be found just off bustling Park Street, near the Cabot Tower, and provides a fascinating insight into the day to day existence of master and servant.


Longleat House and Safari Park, Home of the 7th Marquess of Bath.

Mount Edgcumbe House & Country Park   

Sir Richard Edgcumbe of Cotehele built a new home in his deer park at Mount Edgcumbe in 1547-53.

The Red Lodge   

This historic Elizabethan house has been 'modernised' and restored several times thoughout its 400 year history.

Ugbrooke Park   

A warm welcome awaits you at Ugbrooke Park, home of the Lords Clifford of Chudleigh for three hundred years and the present Clifford family's private home.

Athelhampton House and Gardens   

Welcome to the Athelhampton House and Gardens Web Site. Your personal guided tour of one of the finest 15th Century Houses in England starts here. See for yourself the abundance of history both architectural and cultural.

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