The Paxton Style ‘Neat & Substantially Good’: Chippendale furniture at Paxton House, its influences and legacy

When:
June 5, 2018 – August 28, 2018 all-day
2018-06-05T00:00:00+01:00
2018-08-29T00:00:00+01:00
Where:
Paxton House
Paxton House
Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1SZ
UK
Cost:
Included in admission fee
Contact:
01289 386291

Curated by Professor David Jones & Dr Fiona Salvesen Murrell, The Paxton Style exhibition showcases new research on furniture commissioned by the Home family from Thomas Chippendale the Elder and Younger for Paxton House and Wedderburn Castle. It examines the influences upon the pieces and the legacy they had on further work by the Chippendale firm and beyond.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paxton House designed by John and James Adam 1756

OPENING TIMES

Open daily between:
17 March 2018 - 4 November 2018

10.30-17.00. Last house tour is at 15.30

See website for more details


ADMISSION
House and Grounds admission: Adult £10, Concession £9, Children 5-16 £4. 

ACCESS
Wheelchair accessible via lift. Please notify in advance. Disabled parking, accessible toilets.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
No. 32 'Hutton' Bus from Berwick Upon Tweed operated by Perrymans, departs daily (except Sundays  from outside The Castle Hotel, next to Berwick train station and comes into the car park at Paxton. Mainline rail station at Berwick Upon Tweed. Only three miles from this station to Paxton by car/bus/taxi.

PARKING
Car park in grounds next to house with disabled access spaces and spaces for coaches. Coaches please phone in advance to ensure availability of space.