Author: Sarah

Building Conservation Workshop!

Earlier in October, our building and estates team spent the day with Terence Lee, a conservation specialist. Their workshop focused specifically on lime and brickwork, experimenting with different mixes of … Continue reading

Keeping Time

The house closed to the general public at the start of October, which means the conservation work has begun for the house team. A lot of what happens when our … Continue reading

Learning from the experts

A busy September here in the house – we’ve organised several specialists to give workshops for our guides and staff, as part of our ongoing desire to continually learn more … Continue reading

In Focus: The Great Chamber Frieze

Those who have visited Godinton will almost certainly have been shown the carvings of The Great Chamber. The room itself dates back to the 1630s, when the house was rebuilt … Continue reading

Protecting the Stour

Godinton works in partnership with the Kentish Stour Trust and their dedicated volunteers in order to help conserve the natural environment – and in this case, especially our waterways and … Continue reading

Hay Harvest

The sunny spells this month have been provided the perfect opportunity to ‘make hay while the sun shines’. The hay harvested will be stored away at the farm ready for … Continue reading