This unique 16-sided house was build for two spinster cousins, Jane and Mary Parminter , on their return from a grand tour of Europe in the late 18th century. It contains many objects and mementoes of their travels. The extraordinary interior decoration includes a feather frieze and fragile shell-encrusted gallery, said to contain nearly 25,000 shells, which can be viewed in its entirety on closed-circuit television.
Opening Times (for the house): 11am-5pm; Last admission to house 4pm
Admission: Adults £6.40, Children(5-17 years) £3.40 ( for more information about admission charges please use the contact details).
Contact information :
Telephone: 01395 265514