Mussenden Temple floor appeal

We need your help to restore the Mussenden Temple floor. Over 50% of the limestone flagstones are now cracked and in need of repair. With your support we can carry out this vital work so that people can continue to come and enjoy this iconic landmark

Mussenden Temple
Mussenden Temple Floor

Mussenden Temple floor restoration 

Approximately 50% of the original limestone flagstones remain, the vast majority of which have cracked.

  • This iconic building was originally built in 1785 As a library for the Earl Bishop, Frederick Hervey.
  • Downhill and Mussenden Temple welcome 58,000 visitors per year.
  • We host up to 20 wedding ceremonies in the temple each year.

Donate to Mussenden Temple floor appeal

Please select an amount

£10 Will help to pay for the maintenance of the tools used in working the limestone
£20 Will pay for the labour costs of replacing the floor
£50 Will help pay for the materials used to make the new flagstones
Or enter your own amount

Why give to the National Trust

As a charity, we rely on the generosity of supporters to look after the historic buildings in our care. Not only do our supporters help to conserve beautiful homes and stunning gardens. They also ensure that future generations have places where they can be inspired by stories of the past, enjoy peace and time to reflect, and make memories to treasure. Your donation will go towards this project and other vital conservation work on our buildings at this special place. With your support, we can continue to protect the irreplaceable. For everyone, for ever.

Donate now to the Mussenden floor appeal