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Clocks

The Sun Clock at Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey is famous for its collection of English and French Clocks.

A highlight for any visitor is the Pagoda Clock in the Living Room which produces an elaborate display every day at 3pm.

 

Paintings

The impressive collection in the Upper Gallery

The Lower and Upper Galleries house the majority of the works of art collected by Lord Fairhaven.

His interest in Windsor Castle shows in the vast number of paintings he collected of this subject.

 

Silver

A Silver Bowl by Lesley Durbin, 1953

As an avid collector of silverware, Lord Fairhaven placed pieces throughout the house.

Special highlights include a chest in the Upper Gallery and the silver service in the Dining Room.

 

Take a tour around the house

Lord Fairhaven was close to his mother Cara until her death in 1939

This is your chance to experience a day in the life of Lord Fairhaven.

Half hourly tours run every Tuesday from 11.30am with the last tour starting at 1.30pm.  Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Life below stairs

Domestic staff at Anglesey Abbey

Domestic staff at Anglesey Abbey

Supported by a HLF grant, the Domestic Wing project will restore the domestic rooms back to the 1960s when Anglesey Abbey was last used as a private house.

The Domestic Wing will open in summer 2014.

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