Arundells Journal

News from Arundells

Find out what’s going on in the house and garden. Read about Arundells history and discover interesting facts about our collection.

Henry of Blunsdon

Henry of Blunsdon

Written by Annie Boag. Henry of Blunsdon was a resident of Arundells from 1291 until 1316. He was probably from Blunsdon in north Wiltshire, roughly five miles north of Swindon.  His date of birth is unknown but was probably in the mid 13th century. He was born during...

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Part Time Curator Job Available

Part Time Curator Job Available

 As Curator, you will be responsible for the on-going care and management of the collections, as well as playing a vital role in helping achieve our goal of full Accredited Museum status. Introduction Arundells is located within Salisbury’s beautiful Cathedral Close...

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BBC Radio 4 Westminster Hour

BBC Radio 4 Westminster Hour

We received an email from the BBC Radio 4 Westminster Hour production team. They said that they were preparing a piece about the legacy of our politicians and that this would explore why we do not (as a Country) celebrate this legacy, not only through museums, but...

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Arundells features in Country Life July 2020

Arundells features in Country Life July 2020

Arundells is pleased to annouce an article about Arundells is featured in the July 2020 edition of Country Life magazine. John Goodall paid a visit to tell Arundells story together with photography by Justin Paget for the Country Life Picture Library. Click here to...

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House

The house was originally a medieval canonry, with the first recorded occupant being Henry of Blunston, Archdeacon of Dorset, who lived here from 1291 until his death in 1316.

garden

The peaceful garden extends to around two acres in total, with lawns, mature trees, shrubbery and borders and includes sculpture by G E Wade and the bow of Morning Cloud III.

collection

Arundells Collection includes works by well known artists, ceramics, gifts from world leaders, hand painted Chinese wallpaper and Morning Cloud scale model yachts.

EVENTS

Arundells events include talks, music concerts and recitals, seasonal outdoor theatre, children's events and Christmas events.

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