The POLTIMORE HOUSE TRUST was established in 2000 to preserve this historic building and its estate.

It is registered with the Charity Commission (Charity Commission no 1079947 and a company limited by guarantee (Companies House no 03914029). It is VAT registered (VAT 100937837) and registered with HMRC for collection of Gift Aid.

It is a Building Preservation Trust and member of the Association of Preservation Trusts.

The Trust is governed by a Board of Trustees who also act as Directors of the company.  


Jocelyn Hemming has a long personal association with Poltimore House and was a founder member of Poltimore House Trust.  She has published a number of studies and two books on the history of Poltimore:

A Devon House : The Story of Poltimore House, 2005

The House that Richard Built : Six Centuries at Poltimore House, 2013.

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