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Painshill Park

The groundbreaking project to conserve and restore Painshill Park in Surrey has provided valuable lessons and inspiration for subsequent historic landscape conservation projects elsewhere.

thumb_painshill_r_15_230The story of the Painshill Park restoration project is told in Painshill Park: the restoration of a classical landscape


Janie BurfordA profile of Painshill's manager from 1981 to 2003, 'Janie Burford: treading in Charles Hamilton's footsteps', provides a personal insight of what it was like to be involved with such a pioneering project.