Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Athelhampton House (west gardens)

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50°44'51"-02°19'38" show decimal

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

The West Wing of the house was added to the building during the 16th Century, and also had a courtyard with gatehouse (this was removed in the 19th Century). The dovecote was added at around the same time.

How to get here from Athelhampton House (North Drive):

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Walk: Follow the driveway around west until you reach that side of the house. +

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General Directions to get to this location.

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableHouse

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Photograph taken: 17th September 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Seeds of Doom (6)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 2 Nov 1975
The Doctor etc. look for another way to escape from where they've been trapped outside with the Krynoid.

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableWest Wing

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Photograph taken: 17th September 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Seeds of Doom (5)
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Filmed: 2 Nov 1975
The Doctor and Sergeant Henderson arrive back at the mansion with defoliant.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 17th September 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Seeds of Doom (5)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 2 Nov 1975
The Krynoid towers over the mansion.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 17th September 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Seeds of Doom (5)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 2 Nov 1975
Scorby, the Doctor and Sarah try to remove as many plants as possible from the mansion.

 

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Photograph taken: 17th September 2006 by Chuck Foster

The Seeds of Doom (4)
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Filmed: 2 Nov 1975
Chase and Hargreaves carry a semi-concious Keeler away from the mansion.

The Seeds of Doom (5)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 2 Nov 1975
Scorby, the Doctor and Sarah try to remove as many plants as possible from the mansion.

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableArches

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Photograph taken: September 2000 by Michael Seely

The Seeds of Doom (5)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 2 Nov 1975
The Krynoid looms over the house.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Athelhampton House (Entrance Garden) (The Seeds of Doom). The Entrance Garden is reached by walking west around the house past the dovecote and through the gap between the house and the arches. and the house.

Central Point for more locations

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

Further links about the location:

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Athelhampton House - Official Website

Related Stories

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

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