Our current conservation projects
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We are always carrying out maintenance work and conservation projects to ensure the estate is looking its best. Here are some of our latest projects:
We currently have an exciting project in the Upper Ante Room, relighting our very important Mortlake tapestries, so that they can be viewed in the best possible way.
Work is due to be completed by the end of May, and until then the tapestries are unavailable for viewing.
The clock tower
The eight-day striking turret clock was made by Page and Christian of Norwich around 1780. It strikes on a single bell at the top of the turret. It does not have, nor has it ever had, a single hand.
The beautiful timber framed clock tower is currently undergoing some maintenance work for the next few weeks, including a re-paint which will keep the water out.
Make sure you come back over the Summer when the Mortlake tapestries will be hanging in all their glory once again, and the clock tower will be as beautiful as ever.