Our work

Conserving our collection

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Protecting our collection

  • An essential conservation tool that helps us preserve the property © National Trust

    Pest traps

    The housekeeping team at Gunby Hall makes sure that we catch any creepy crawlies that might damage our collection. Pest traps help the team to monitor pests so that appropriate action can be taken.

  • The blinds in the Music Room protect our collection from sunlight © Justin Shaw

    Light control

    Sunlight can deteriorate any organic items in our collection like textiles and wood. We control the amount of light that falls on to our collection by using blinds and UV filters on our windows.

  • Monitoring our relative humidity levels helps us to look after our collecti © National Trust

    RH monitoring

    Our housekeeping team checks the fluctuations in temperatures and relative humidity to make sure that our collection is in the right environment.