Reception RoomsAt Maunsel House
As you enter Maunsel House through the Victorian vine covered porch, the first room that you come to is our twelfth century hall, resplendent with ancestral treasures including the Slade family coat of arms. Look above you and see the magnificent Tudor ceiling complete with a stunning brass chandelier. A wonderful setting to receive your guests, enjoy playing Lord and Lady of the Manor whilst our staff serve champagne and canapés to all who walk through the door before wandering the throughout the splendourous manor house and grounds.
This is the oldest part of the house and dates back to pre 1066 and the medieval period, it is full of character and charm. The bar serves as an ideal breakout room and is the perfect place to host refreshments on arrival and throughout the day.
Take a Look Around
The ground floor boasts of 2 magnificent rooms; The Ballroom and Dining Room. You will also find the characterful Bar and Library – look out for the bear!
You will find over 85 antique decommissioned guns in the bar, they are on the ceilings, walls, in the windows and around the bar itself! We do encourage party goers to grab a gun, don a hat and strike a pose!
Here are some of the favourites...
- AK47 assault rifle
- 1928 Thompson sub-machinegun
- FN Herstal FN49 SAFN semi automatic rifle, made in Belgium in 1949
- Romtechnica 7.62mm-bore assault rifle made in Romania in 1941
- MG34 Machine Gun – made in Germany
- BREN Ingtis 1943 ASR, machinegun mark II, made in Canada 1941
- Walther semi-automatic pistol made Germany
- Hege Waffen AP 66 semi-automatic made in Germany
- Hotchkiss Mod light machinegun, made in France, 1926
The Ball Room
The Regency style Ballroom is the largest of the reception rooms and is able to seat up to 100 people. It is full of natural light and views over the grounds.