Mapledurham House

Reading

Type:Historic House / Palace

Mapledurham Village, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 7TR

Tel: +44 0118 972 3350

Mapledurham House

About

Set in tranquil surroundings alongside the River Thames, this late-16thC Elizabethan house is still the home of the descendants of the Blount family. Built by Sir Michael Blount whilst Lieutenant of the Tower of London, the house contains a collection of paintings and family portraits, oak staircases, original plaster ceilings and a private chapel in Strawberry Hill Gothick added in 1797. Mapledurham has literary connections with Alexander Pope, Kenneth Graham and John Galsworthy. More recently it was the setting for the film `The Eagle Has Landed', Midsomer Murders and Miss Marple.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:
Nearest major road is M4. Towards Caversham then A4074. Turn left opposite the Packsaddle, after 0.5 miles turn left again.

By Public Transport:
Nearest station is Reading.

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