The Restoration of Farringford

In the past 10 years there have been many changes at Farringford.  The aim of the restoration has been to take the house back to how it was when it was inhabited by it's most notable resident Alfred, Lord Tennyson and to open it to the public.

  • Restoration Timeline

    Find out more about the extensive restoration of the house and grounds between 2012 and 2017.

    Restoration Timeline »
    1960 postcard pof farringfoird
  • Before and After in Pictures

    See some images of the more interesting and challenging restoration projects.

    Before and After in Pictures »
    finding the door to the star gazing platform
  • Principles Guiding the Restoration

    The conservation principles for Farringford are based on the principles and supporting guidelines set out by English Heritage in Conservation Principles

    Principles Guiding the Restoration »
    Tennyson with his family
  • Architectural Audits

    The original house was a square main structure with two thin parallel wings running off from its west side; its plan thus resembled a large U.

    Architectural Audits »
    The Fred Pontin dining room
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