Category: House

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Tearoom undergoes some TLC

 Evellina Peltola, is a furniture restorer with a workshop on the Godinton Estate, and two members of the house staff spent a week sanding the rather tired looking Tea Room … Continue reading

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Winter Work

While the house is closed over the winter the opportunity is taken to catch up on maintenance work. This winter the building team are redecorating the wood panelling in the … Continue reading

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Christmas Arrives at Godinton

All the staff enjoy getting involved preparing the Great Hall for Christmas Events. This year staff made fir cone decorations for the tree and festive swags for the Great Hall. … Continue reading

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Christmas wishes

Delightful Christmas Carols, raise much needed funds for The Pilgrims Hospices.  Thank you to everyone for their support for this worthy charity on Saturday, the Great Hall with festive swags … Continue reading

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We’re still here!

The house might have closed on 1st October but that doesn’t mean the hard work stops! Our house keeper and assistant have been busy putting the house to bed for … Continue reading

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Macmillan Coffee Morning Success!

On Friday 30th September we hosted our annual Macmillan Coffee Morning! All staff participated in creating their ‘Showstoppers’ hoping to be crowned Star Baker by the Estate Manager. With the … Continue reading

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The Heraldic Stone

The heraldic stone over the arch to the courtyard has now been repainted in the correct colours. The coat of arms represents the two marriages of Thomas Toke, those to … Continue reading

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Window Painting

Every five years the windows of the house require painting, which is a large task for our building team. There are over 50 windows just around the main part of … Continue reading