Discoveries and restorations

The West Hall at The Argory, Co. Armagh. The early nineteenth-century oil hanging lamp was modified for acetylene gas. ©NTPL/Andreas von Einsiedel

The latest National Trust Arts, Building’s and Collections Bulletin has just been published, featuring:

  • A rare silver-mounted sporting gun at Dudmaston
  • Dunster Castle’s gun room explained
  • The cleaning and conservation of the Belton lapis lazuli cabinet
  • A new guide to the historic lighting at The Argory
  • Sir George Scharf’s country house visits
  • Restoring the valley vistas at Fountains Abbey
  • The craze for chinoiserie garden buildings
  • New insights into the lost garden of Lyveden New Bield
  • A German princess visits Osterley

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