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Barrington Hall

Address: 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell, GA 30075-4411
Phone Number: 770-640-3253
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Ranked #6 of 25 things to do in Roswell
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I had some spare time before my flight to the UK in Feb 2015 and wanted to visit one of the "Trilogy" houses in Roswell. As I live near Barrington Court in Somerset, UK this house intrigued me - I was not disappointed. Although not as old as Barrington Court, it has had a great history and this was revealed... More 

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Marietta, GA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Dolores, our volunteer docent, was the most informative and interesting guide. She clearly knows plenty about Barrington Hall, but also has a wealth of knowledge about history. She shared so many facts and answered a variety of questions. In addition to giving a fabulous tour of the home, Dolores also knows all about the pretty and well kept gardens and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I won't tell you why it's sort of associated... YOU JUST HAVE TO VISIT! Lovely and friendly tour guides! Very knowledgable!

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Roswell, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Of the three historical homes in Roswell, Barrington is the most authentic and has the most knowledgeable docents of the three homes. I have been there twice and Dolores and Juliette give different but interesting views of the homes and Roswell's history as well as the Civil War. The house has been rebuilt to its original design and has authentic... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This Hall while lovely to look at is not the venue for a evening outdoor wedding, if you want to have the wedding in the front lawn. The setting sun will bake your guests, and not in a good way. If your planning more than 30 guests with a reception I would recommend renting a porta potty as there is... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A real gem. Built in 1842 and lived in by the SAME family for over 160 years! Full of original family possessions. Plus our tour guide Michael knew everything about the family and property and was entertaining to boot. Oh, and seven acres of original landscape and a mid 19th formal boxwood garden. Don't miss it!

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Calgary, Canada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
73 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It is a trek but if you're intersted in historical sites go here. The tours are very informative on the history of the house. Plus Rosewell is a beautiful town with amazing antique stores

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Annapolis, MD
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134 reviews 134 reviews
40 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Antebellum house that survived the Civil War virtually intact. Filled with original furnishings. The best part was the docent's talk -- filled with gossipy tidbits about the families that lived there and dirt-dishings about the neighbors.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Interesting about the history of Roswell. Downside doors not open when we arrived so not sure if tour was on.

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South Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Barrington Hall is one of several elegant houses owned and maintained by the City of Roswell. In the center of town on an intact garden of perhaps eight acres, it is an oasis in a very densely populated suburb of Atlanta. The house is a magnificently preserved large Greek Revival mansion with fluted columns on three sides. The interior is... More 

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