Samantha Taylor

Project Conservator

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Samantha Taylor - Project Conservator

Since arriving at Clandon on the night of the fire Samantha has been working with salvaged collection items and to preserve the historic fabric of the house.

Conservators work to uncover the needlework screen

Find out more from Samantha about her role at Clandon in the video profile below.


More articles from Samantha

Salvage team cleaning a ceramic find

Inside the furnace: ceramic survivals at Clandon Park

Samantha Taylor, our project conservator, explains more about the processing of collection objects taking place at Clandon Park. She describes the effects of extreme temperatures on ceramics, how we keep track of every fragment and the techniques we're using to clean and reinstate items.

More on our ceramic finds
The needlework screen recovered at Clandon Park

Hidden treasure revealed at Clandon Park

Stored under the State Bed were several collection boxes. One contained the only needlework to have survived the fire, protected by a sodden horse hair mattress. Find out how it endured a trial by fire and water and see our Project Conservator Samantha Taylor peel back its protective cover for the first time.

More on the needlework screen