Newly Restored Rooms will Amaze the Easter Visitor to Neo-Classical Palace Stowe House


BUCKINGHAMSHIRE.- “From Easter 2011 visitors to Stowe House, the magnificent Grade I listed Neo-Classical palace set in 400 acres of landscaped park in Buckinghamshire, will be able to admire the recently restored Large Library (sometimes referred to as the State Library), one of the most magnificent Georgian interiors in Britain. Thanks to the generous support of World Monuments Fund, The Country Houses Foundation, a WMF Robert W. Wilson Challenge grant, an anonymous donor, other trusts, foundations and former pupils (known as Old Stoics), the Library has been extensively refurbished. This restoration is part of an ongoing major conservation project at Stowe, which will enable the public to enjoy the major rooms in the House in all their glory. Stowe House Preservation Trust (SHPT) has undertaken the daunting challenge of restoring this great mansion with its 400 rooms and 1/6 mile-wide façade and of opening it up to the general public. World Monuments Fund (WMF) included