Fairfax House

Interesting
Built by Viscount Fairfax for his sister Anne in 1755, this Georgian house was used for 50 years as a dancehall and cinema, then was saved from destruction in 1983-84. It now houses a collection of furniture, paintings, clocks and Georgian porcelain. The Cortese ceilings and sculpted wooden moulding have been meticulously restored or replaced.

Useful information

Address : 

Castlegate

Price:

6 £ (-15 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

mid Feb-end Dec: Tue-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12.30pm-4pm - guided tour Mon 11am and 2pm, Sun 11am

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