The Friends provide a lot of practical support around the House and the Estate – from restoration to re-building and from working on items that are on permanent display to working on things that are never seen.
A small sample of the work that they do can be seen below. Please click on the images below to read more about each project.
The restoration of Beechey's 1st Lord Grantley
The restoration of the Holy Books
further information to follow
Clearing of the Old Quarry & Consolidation of the Lime Kiln
The Park Pale
Over the years The Friends have devised and funded a number of Projects across the Markenfield Estate. These vary in size and scale from the rebuilding of the Medieval Park Pale to the restoration of Beechey’s portrait of 1st Lord Grantley. Please click on the links below to see their Projects past and present.
Coach turning area
Over the years, Markenfield has developed a good reputation in the world of group bookings and coach tours – but over the years coaches have grown larger and longer and indeed wider; and on the one occasion a group og 19 visitors arrived on a 62 seater coach, we discovered that they could get in – but not back out! More…