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Great Chalfield Manor is an English country house at Great Chalfield, about 2.5 miles northeast of the town of Bradford on Avon in the west of the county of Wiltshire. The house consists of a great hall, a panelled dining room, a solar with an oriel window and chambers in each gable. The moated manor house was built around 1465–1480 for Thomas Tropenell, a modest member of the landed gentry who made a fortune as a clothier. It is on the site of an earlier fortified house, of which traces remain:

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National Trust - Great Chalfield Manor and Garden

National Trust - Great Chalfield Manor and Garden

0.11km from Great Chalfield Manor

Great Chalfield Manor is an English country house at Great Chalfield, about 2.5 miles northeast of the town of Bradford on Avon in the west of the county of Wiltshire. The moated manor house was built around 1465–1480 for Thomas Tropenell, a modest member of the landed gentry who made a fortune as a clothier. It is on the site of an earlier fortified house, of which traces remain: the bases of curtain walls to the east and north, and parts of two towers.

National Trust - The Courts Garden

National Trust - The Courts Garden

1.3km from Great Chalfield Manor

The Courts Garden is an English country garden in Holt, near Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, England. The garden has been in the ownership of the National Trust since 1943 and is Grade II listed. It is now freshened and superbly planted and maintained. It is a manageable seven acres of topiary, hedges, pools and plants in satisfying harmony and typical of Arts and Crafts style gardens.

St Laurence Church

St Laurence Church

4.31km from Great Chalfield Manor

St Laurence's Church, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, is one of very few surviving Anglo-Saxon churches in England that does not show later medieval alteration or rebuilding. The church is dedicated to St Laurence and documentary sources suggest it may have been founded by Saint Aldhelm around 700, although the architectural style suggests a 10th- or 11th-century date. St. Laurence's stands on rising ground close to the larger Norman parish church of the Holy Trinity.

Tithe Barn

Tithe Barn

4.66km from Great Chalfield Manor

Bradford-on-Avon Tithe Barn is a Grade I listed barn in Pound Lane, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, England. It was part of a medieval grange belonging to Shaftesbury Abbey and was built in the early 14th century, with a granary dated to about 1400. It is owned and protected by English Heritage and managed by the Bradford on Avon Preservation Trust.

Trowbridge Museum

Trowbridge Museum

5.2km from Great Chalfield Manor

Trowbridge Museum, in the town of Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, is a centre for the history of West of England cloth production. It holds a collection of portraits and oil paintings of Trowbridge. The collection has approximately 39 oil paintings, dating from the eighteenth century to the twentieth century. Many of the works in the collection have been donated by local people.

National Trust - Westwood Manor

National Trust - Westwood Manor

6.38km from Great Chalfield Manor

This beautiful small manor house, built over three centuries, has late Gothic and Jacobean windows, decorative plasterwork and two important keyboard instruments. It has been in the ownership of the National Trust since 1956 and was designated as Grade I listed in 1962. There is some fine period furniture, 17th- and 18th-century tapestries and a modern topiary garden.

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Wiltshire

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Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of 3,485 km2. It is landlocked and borders the counties of Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. The county town was originally Wilton, after which the county is named, but Wiltshire Council is now based in the county town of Trowbridge.

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