#buildingconservation

Project Spotlight: Wentworth Woodhouse

Our industry never fails to amaze and inspire, with the wonderful buildings we get to work with and the beautiful parkland they are inevitably set in.

Wentworth

But it wasn’t always that way…..

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Wentworth Open Cast Mine

Image from The Sphere

The Sphere: An Illustrated Newspaper for the Home and, later, The Sphere: The Empire’s Illustrated Weekly, was a British newspaper, published by London Illustrated Newspapers weekly from 27 January 1900 until the closure of the paper on 27 June 1964.

Courtesy of Wikipedia

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North Western aspect of Wentworth Woodhouse Image by Jeff Pearson

The open-cast mining came right up to the edge of the main lawn on this side of the house. Courtesy of Wikipedia

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