Case Studies - Stoke Rochford Hall

On the 25th January 2005 a fire raged through Stoke Rochford Hall in Lincolnshire destroying much of the main building when the roof caved in, leaving the Main Hall extensively damaged and the Library completely destroyed. It was clear that a specialist furniture maker would be required to tackle the Library as not a single element of the extensive bookcasing was left.

The Library was designed by the Hall's architect, William Burn in the early 1840's in an unusual mix of Victorian and Jacobean styles. The size of the cabinetry and extensive use of carving and ornamental strapwork meant this would be an especially complicated and...

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