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Montacute is one of the foremost Elizabethan mansions in England, set in 300 acres in Somerset and built of local sandstone by Sir Edward Phelips. It has the longest long gallery in England, which is used by the National Portrait Gallery to show portraits contemporary with the house.

It is a popular film location - Montacute was Greenwich Palace in BBC TV's Wolf Hall.

Location/Address: Montacute
County: Somerset
Post Code: TA15 6XP
Main Historic Period: N/A
Link to featured article: A visit to Montacute House
Tip/Nearby: Barrington Court. And linger in Montacute village.
Primary Management: National Trust
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