News from Oxburgh Hall

We are a charity and your support enables us to keep Oxburgh Hall special. Because some of our work takes place behind the scenes, we thought we'd share the news from our most recent projects.

Scaffolding encases Oxburgh hall's gatehouse

Oxburgh's ambitious roof restoration 

Follow our most ambitious restoration project to date, which will secure the future of this 500 year old building. Along the way we'll share our discoveries, life behind the scenes and opportunities to take a closer look.

A Jacobite glass, which has returned to Oxburgh Hall for an exhibition, is on loan from William Grant & Sons.

New research uncovers secret Jacobite at Oxburgh Hall 

New research has uncovered the story of a secret Jacobite at Oxburgh Hall. Clues to his secret allegiance were engraved in a drinking glass that has been traced after 100 years.

Lady opening the door to the attic at Oxburgh Hall

Moving collection is mammoth task 

As work begins in earnest on Oxburgh Hall’s roof project, the house team are beavering away behind the scenes to get everything ready to ensure the collection remains safe whilst the work takes place.

A view of Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk

Oxburgh Hall awarded National Lottery Heritage Fund boost 

Whilst Oxburgh's roof project get underway, now, thanks to The National Lottery Heritage Fund, we can reveal that you'll also be able to experience Oxburgh in a new light.

View of Oxburgh Hall from the historic parkland

Land returns to Oxburgh estate 

After being sold as farmland 70 years ago, 129 acres of historic parkland have now been taken back on by the National Trust, as we work in partnership with a local farmer to create new habitats for wildlife.

Close up view of Dorothy Plumpton

Portrait returns after its history is traced to Oxburgh Hall 

Anna Forrest, Oxburgh Hall’s curator reveals the story behind the discovery and return of a rather special portrait to the collection, which was one of the items lost during an auction in 1951.

An otter in the River Gadder at Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk

The resurgence of the otter at Oxburgh Hall 

Keep your eyes peeled, as otter sightings are on the rise in the River Gadder in Norfolk, after work took place at Oxburgh Hall to improve a stretch of river that runs through the estate.

Kings room tapestries

Restoring the King's Room at Oxburgh 

With help from specialists responsible for the tapestry reproductions in the BBC period drama Wolf Hall, we've digitally re-created the tapestries that would have once hung in the King’s Room, returning it to how it would have looked at the turn of the century.