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Planning for Tyntesfield's fire alarm replacement project began in 2014, since then the plans have been revised eight times with advice from specialist from eight different disciplines.

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02 Aug 18

Protecting the moose

Before the engineers begin drilling to install the fire alarm sensor in the Billiard Room, the house team at Tyntesfield protect the moose from dust by covering it with a sheet of a conservation material called Tyvek.

A mounted moose head is covered in a white conservation material at Tyntesfield

01 Aug 18

Scaffolding goes up outside the Billiard Room

To fit the sensor in the Billiard Room, cabling has to come across the roof and through one of the room's high windows, so scaffolding is built both outside and in.

Scaffolding built outside the Gothic exterior of Tyntesfield house

31 Jul 18

Scaffolding goes up inside the Billiard Room

To fit the sensor in the Billiard Room, cabling has to come across the roof and through one of the room's high windows, so scaffolding is built both outside and in.

Scaffolding inside the Billiard Room at Tyntesfield