Category Archives: Conservation

What lies beneath….

Our rewiring project is well underway here at Shaw’s Corner, and we’ve started to find some interesting things under the carpets and floor boards dating right back to the earliest history of the house. Advertisements

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Shaw’s Close Up: the Dining Room

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This week we’ve been winter cleaning the Dining Room at Shaw’s Corner. This gives us a great chance to get close to objects that are normally far beyond the ropes or too high up. We took the camera with us … Continue reading

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Cleaning Bernard’s Study

Every year, in the winter, Shaw’s Corner is transformed. The dark, heavy furniture is covered with dust sheets, the fragile objects are packed away and the house settles down to a few months of rest. And then; in the darkest … Continue reading

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