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Wolfeton House, Dorchester, Dorset

Wolfeton House
Dorchester
Dorset

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Fine Grade I listed mediaeval and Elizabethan house lying in water meadows near the confluence of Rivers of Cerne and Frome. Much embellished around 1560. It has magnificent carved oak panelling, splendid plaster ceilings, grand fireplaces and unique stone stairs. Fine pictures and furniture of 17th century. The mediaeval gatehouse has two unmatched and older towers. Cider house, cider for sale. Gatehouse and 19th century Lodge available for self-catering holidays.

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Nearest UK Airport: Bristol
Months Open: mid July-mid Sept: Mon, Weds, Thurs - 2pm-6pm
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes - by prior arrangement all year (groups of 10+)
Car Parking: Yes
Admission Price: 4
Catering: Refreshments for groups by prior arrangement

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