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Thomas Whitty's great, great, great, great, great grandson, Peter Bradshaw, has been financially very supportive of our work at TWH and in honour of this, we have renamed the Function Room on the First Floor. ... See MoreSee Less

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The NT at Saltram House are showing 'Saltram in a New Light' with the shutters closed at the windows and floodlights on the floor.
The Axminster carpet at Saltram House – woven between 1769-70 and delivered in September 1770 – mirrors the Adam- designed Saloon, with the tripartite ceiling reflected in the carpet. A letter from Saltram records its arrival: “Carpet arrived this morning and was spread on the lawn – very beautiful indeed.”
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...and the mystery object is?
Master Wheelright Greg Rowland has been reconditioning the original Whitty Loom at his Colyton Workshop. It will be coming home to the Heritage Centre very soon.
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Watch this space for when the museum re-opens.

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01297 34386

01297 33568

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Thomas Whitty House
Silver Street
Axminster
Devonn
EX13 5AH
01297 32417


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