House & Family History: The House at Poxwell is no longer the derelict one Hardy knew; it has been fully restored. Poxwell inspired Thomas Hardy to use it as Oxwell, the home of the Derrimans, in "The Trumpet Major."
Comments: Poxwell inspired Thomas Hardy to use it as 'Oxwell,' the home of the Derrimans, in "The Trumpet Major."
Garden & Outbuildings: The Gatehouse and enclosing wall are circa 1634.
Country Life: XXXV, 558, 1914.
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
Current Ownership Type: Unknown
Primary Current Ownership Use: Unknown
House Open to Public: Unknown
Historic Houses Member: No