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Tredegar House

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51°33'41"-03°01'41" show decimal

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Tredegar House
Newport, NP10 8YW

Tredegar House is a 17th Century mansion built upon a 15th Century manor house set in some 90 acres of parkland, and was home to the Morgans, a very influential family in Welsh life. The house was finally sold by the family in 1951 and became a school, and eventually became a council property. The house is open to the public for tours during the summer months.

Tredegar House often run themed events, and are currently considering a Doctor Who tour through parts of the building that are not normally open to visitors. This will hopefully include the attics and cellars.

Admission: In 2008, £6.05 for house tour, grounds are free

How to get here:

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Road: M4 - Exit the M4 at junction 28, and then follow the A48 west. Take the next left onto Pencam Way, and Tredegar House is next left, at the roundabout. (0.8 miles, 2m) +

Parking Details

Grounds car park, £1.80, refundable if taking house tour

Special note for photography: Due to copyright material on show in rooms, photography is not normally allowed inside the house, except where permission has been given by a tour guide.

Areas within Tredegar House to visit:

Tredegar House (Mill Yard)

Head out of the shop into the yard.
Tredegar House (Barns)

Head out of the shop into the yard, then through the Large Barn; then head through the gates to the other barns.
Tredegar House (Stables)

Head out of the shop into the yard, then through the Large Barn; then head through the gates to the other barns. Go through the gate to the gardens, walk past the house and the stables will be on the left as you reach the far gates.
Tredegar House

Head out of the shop into the yard, then through the Large Barn; then head through the gates to the other barns. Go through the gate to the gardens, and the entrance to the house for the tour is on the left.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Picture Financial Group (Partners in Crime): 0.34 miles.

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Unit Q2: 0.34 miles.

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Sovereign House (The Age of Steel): 0.35 miles.

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Next Generation Data (Planet of the Ood, The Waters of Mars): 0.58 miles.

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Duffryn High School (School Reunion): 0.75 miles.

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G24 Power Ltd (Doctor Who Series 8 Filming): 0.82 miles.

Filming Reports:

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3 Apr 2009: Alun Vega - Filming for The End of Time

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1 Apr 2009: Alun Vega and "Emma" - Filming for The End of Time

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31 Mar 2009: Alun Vega and Scott Frankton - Filming for The End of Time

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30 Mar 2009: Scott Frankton - Filming for The End of Time

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17 Apr 2008: Helen Mawson - Filming for The Next Doctor

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16 Apr 2008: Scott Frankton - Filming for The Next Doctor

In the News:

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1 Apr 2009: The Sun - "Look who's back"

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31 Mar 2009: Den of Geek - "Spoiler Returns"

Further links about the location:

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Newport Council - Tredegar House

Related Stories

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The Christmas Invasion [22 Jul 2005]: Harriet Jones makes a plea for the Doctor on television

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New Earth [19,21-22 Sep 2005]: Cassandra's Lair

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Tooth and Claw [7,10-12 Oct 2005]: Sir Robert's House (kitchen/study/library)

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The Girl in the Fireplace [12 Oct 2005]: Reinette's studio, and where the Funeral Procession leaves.

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Army of Ghosts [16 Nov 2005]: Derek Acorah speaks about the ghosts

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Cyberwoman [2006] (basement): The Cyberconversion chamber deep within Torchwood base.

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Human Nature [6,11 Dec 2006]: The school

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The Family of Blood [6,11 Dec 2006]: The school

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Something Borrowed [26 Oct 2007] (Stables): Rhys attacks the nostrovite with a chainsaw.

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The Unicorn and The Wasp [13-15 Aug 2007]: The Edison Manor (inc. kitchen)

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The Next Doctor [16-17,25 Apr 2008]: The "Doctor"'s base, and "TARDIS" courtyard

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Doctor Who Series Six

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The End of Time [30 Mar-3 Apr 2009]: Naismith residence

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