Wessex Attractions: Great Chalfield Manor

Great Chalfield Manor is a 15th century manor house in Wiltshire that has served as a location in many films and TV series including Wolf Hall, Poldark and The Other Boleyn Girl. It features a romantic Arts and Crafts garden, and an extensive collection of antique oak furniture.

It was built on the site of an earlier fortified house for Thomas Tropenell, a lawyer and member of the landed gentry. After his death, it passed into the hands of the Eyre family, and was purchased by George Fuller MP in 1900. It was refurbished prior to the First World War, and donated to the National Trust in 1943, along with nine acres of land.

The manor is located three miles north-east of Bradford-on-Avon. The postcode is SN12 8NH, the What3words address is ///machine.mermaids.hiker. Faresaver bus number 69 from Bradford-on-Avon to Melksham stops at the Toll Gate in Holt, 1.4 miles from the manor.

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