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DorsetGetting Married - Wedding Venue

Tuesday 30th September 2014  


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Kingston Maurward House

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Kingston Maurward House
Kingston Maurward
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 8PY
England

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web address:- www.kmc.ac.uk/hospitality
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Kingston Maurward House :-
Set in idyllic surroundings, Kingston Maurward House and Gardens are Dorset's best kept secret.

A tranquil, peaceful and intimate spot, beautifully situated in undulating Dorset countryside, with a picturesque lake, broad sweeping lawns and formal gardens.

This 18th century Mansion House was built for George Pitt, a cousin of Prime Minister Pitt the younger. The Mansion is featured in Thomas Hardy's first published novel "Desperate Remedies" as "Knapwater House" . Nearby lies Stinsford Parish Church, which had a strong association with the Hardy family.

Approached through parkland, the House and its beautiful state-rooms make the perfect venue for marriage ceremonies and receptions, parties, balls, dinner dances, conferences, exhibitions, team-building days, luncheons and many other occasions.


Wedding Trivia:
CARRYING THE BRIDE OVER THE THRESHOLD
Traditionally, the bride had to enter her new home the first time through the front door. If she tripped or stumbled while entering it was considered to be very bad luck. Hence the tradition of the groom carrying the bride over the threshold.

 

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