Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Athelhampton House (east gardens)

GPS Coordinates

50°44'50"-02°19'34" show decimal

Google Earth

Location Point

Streetmap

Online Map

Athelhampton House (east gardens)
Athelhampton House, Athelhampton, Dorset, DT2 7LG

The gardens to the east have a variety of different layouts to explore, which include the Lime Walk and nearby statue of Queen Victoria, relatively new Beech Walk and a restored tollhouse, a small Canal facing off against the Private Garden, and then the octagonal pond leading into the White Garden further to the north.

How to get here from Athelhampton House (Corona):

»

Walk: The east gardens are reached by passing through the east archway and through the Lion's Mouth. +

»

General Directions to get to this location.

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableBell Gate

Photo

Photograph taken: 17th September 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Seeds of Doom (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 31 Oct 1975
Scorby steps out with a gun, and the Doctor surrenders.

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableQueen Victoria's Statue

Photo

Photograph taken: 17th September 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Seeds of Doom (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 1 Nov 1975
Scorby meets up with the guards.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 17th September 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Seeds of Doom (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 1 Nov 1975
The guards head off in search of Sarah.

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableLime Walk

Photo

Photograph taken: 17th September 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Seeds of Doom (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 31 Oct 1975
The Doctor and Sarah flee through the gardens.

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableNorth Path

Photo

Photograph taken: September 2000 by Michael Seely

"At this time the plinth for the statue at least was still in place!"

The Seeds of Doom (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 31 Oct 1975
The guards catch up with Scorby who caught the Doctor

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 17th September 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Seeds of Doom (5)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 2 Nov 1975
The Doctor and Sarah flee through the gardens.

 

Where to walk to next?

»

Athelhampton House (Corona) (The Seeds of Doom). From the Bell Gate, walk south towards the Victoria statue, then right through the Lion's Gate arches, and the continue through the arch into the Corona Garden.

»

Athelhampton House (Private Garden) (The Seeds of Doom). Walk through the Bell Gate to the Private Garden. Note: this is sometimes locked when the houseowners are in residence, in which case follow the path north to the octagonal pond, and then turn left and walk through to the White Garden, where there is a gate to the Private Garden to the south.

»

Athelhampton House (North Drive) (The Seeds of Doom). From the Bell Gate, walk north beside the lime trees and wall, past the octagonal pond and onto the driveway by the river. Then turn left and walk along here until you pass the bridge across the river.

Central Point for more locations

»

Athelhampton House (The Seeds of Doom). No route recorded to this location.

Further links about the location:

»

Athelhampton House - Official Website

Related Stories

»

The Seeds of Doom [30-31 Oct, 1-3 Nov 1975]: Harrison Chase's Estate

Information, downloads, photographs and other media are provided for reference and for personal use only (planning visits etc.) - they remain the copyright of their respective authors and may not be duplicated on any other website or media without prior permission.

All screen captures are the copyright of the BBC and appear here as reference to illustrate the location in comparison with how it looked at the time of filming and the present day; no attempt is made to supercede this or any other copyright.






Webpage meets XHTML+RDFa standard Webpage meets CSS standard

Page visited 2917 times

THE LOCATIONS GUIDE IS COPYRIGHT © 2014 CHUCK FOSTER AND HOSTED BY NEWS IN TIME AND SPACE LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

DOCTOR WHO IS COPYRIGHT © BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION (BBC) 1963, 2014.
NO INFRINGEMENT OF THIS COPYRIGHT IS EITHER IMPLIED OR INTENDED.