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Hemerdon House

Plympton, Plymouth PL7 5BZ, England
+44 7704 708416
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Ranked #91 of 117 Attractions in Plymouth
Owner description: Open on certain days from April 2014 - please see the website for details. Late 18th century house set in its own parkland. Built by the ancestors of... more » Owner description: Open on certain days from April 2014 - please see the website for details. Late 18th century house set in its own parkland. Built by the ancestors of the current owners, the house contains naval and military mementos, paintings, furniture, china and silver collected by members of the family over many generations. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

A late Georgian elegant and chunky family house not far out to the east of Plymouth. Very difficult to find any images online. The house has been in the owner occupation of the Woollcombe family since it was built. There is an interesting short entry with a photo on the Historic Houses Association website. That refers to limited public opening... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

I have not been to this house. The date and rating are nominal attached to this comment are only added to enable the Tripadvisor mechanism to post the note. I have just received a message from the owner explaining that she did not ask for the listing and that the house is not at present open to the public. Apparently... More

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Devon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2011

Have heard this private family house talked about. Seen traces of it online and want to go and see but have been unable to raise any contact. Can anyone help? It's said to be a well preserved Regency/Georgian gentleman's residence unspoilt possibly unchanged and in the same family for generations. How do you get to visit? Beginning to wonder whether... More

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