A truly devastating fire. So glad to hear of salvaged items.
The National Trust today revealed a significant amount of the collection had been saved from the Clandon Park fire during the salvage operation.
Crews from Surrey Fire Brigade were continuing to dampen down the stately home, following the blaze which ripped through the 18th century stately home, near Guildford, Surrey, on Wednesday afternoon.
The house has been left a burnt out shell by the blaze and a cordon remains in place around the site.
Staff are now assessing what they have been able to save and determining what has been lost.
Among the items that have been saved are:
- Painting depicting Speaker Arthur Onslow calling upon Sir Robert Walpole to speak in the House of Commons, by Sir James Thornhill and William Hogarth 1730, from the Library
- Board listing…
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