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Compton House is an extensive house that stands at the heart of Compton Park in the village of Compton Chamberlayne.

There has probably been a park at Compton Chamberlayne since at least the 14th century, possibly even earlier.

In 1597, shortly after Sir Edward Penruddocke completed his purchase of the manor of Compton Chamberlayne, he commissioned this survey of the entir