Restoration: Before and After in Pictures

We have catalogued every renovation and discovery during the restoration of Farringford to how it was in Alfred Lord Tennyson's day. Please find here a selection of some of the more interesting before and after shots.

Additions by Alfred Lord Tennyson

  • <b>Before: </b>The House in 1808

    Before: The House in 1808

  • <b>After: </b>From the North 5 years after Tennyson.

    After: From the North 5 years after Tennyson.

  • <b>After: </b>From the South 6 years after Tennyson

    After: From the South 6 years after Tennyson

Removal of Water Tank

  • <b>Before: </b>Hotel water tank before removal

    Before: Hotel water tank before removal

  • <b>After: </b>Removal of water tanks

    After: Removal of water tanks

  • <b>After: </b>Removal of water tank

    After: Removal of water tank

  • <b>After: </b>Removed tanks

    After: Removed tanks

Porch Restoration

  • <b>Before: </b>Before removal of 150 years of paint

    Before: Before removal of 150 years of paint

  • <b>Before: </b>Rotten section uncovered after paint removal

    Before: Rotten section uncovered after paint removal

  • <b>After: </b>Paint removal from column showing depth of paint

    After: Paint removal from column showing depth of paint

Discovery of Star Gazing Platform

  • <b>Before: </b>Plasterboard hides stargazing window

    Before: Plasterboard hides stargazing window

  • <b>After: </b>Original roof and gulley is uncovered to reveal Tennyson's famous star gazing platform

    After: Original roof and gulley is uncovered to reveal Tennyson's famous star gazing platform

  • <b>After: </b>View from the star gazing window showing the original pitched roof

    After: View from the star gazing window showing the original pitched roof

 
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