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Montacute House

late Elizabethan mansion with garden in Montacute, South Somerset

Montacute House is a late Elizabethan country house in the South Somerset village of Montacute. It built by Sir Edward Phelips, whose descendants occupied it until the early 20th century.


General viewsEdit

Exterior east frontEdit

The East front, the original approach to the mansion, once faced a large entrance court. It was built in what came to be considered the English Renaissance style.

Exterior west frontEdit

After the house was remodelled and the west front rebuilt, this became the main entrance.


Exterior buildings and surroundingsEdit