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Soane Restored

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Open: Wed-Sun 10am-5pm (Thu 10am-7pm)

Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, W5 5EQ, London, UK
Open: Wed-Sun 10am-5pm (Thu 10am-7pm)


Soane Restored

until Autumn 2022

Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, W5 5EQ Soane Restored

Wed-Sun 10am-5pm (Thu 10am-7pm)

This exhibition reveals the fascinating story of how Pitzhanger, a rare and extraordinary example of Sir John Soane’s work, was restored to its original vision.

During the three-year project prior to its reopening in 2019, master craftspeople from a variety of fields employed cutting edge skills and techniques to peel back its layers of history and meticulously reinstate key interior and architectural elements lost for over a century. The display will focus on three key elements: the specialist interior paint work; the exterior stone-carving; and the innovative use of glass as an architectural tool – all brought to life through imagery, archive materials and objects.

This exhibition is generously supported by a grant from the Historic England Emergency Fund.

Exhibition sponsors: Hare & Humphreys and Jestico + While

all images © the gallery and the artist(s)

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