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Nuffield Place given spring clean
Published 03/04/14



A TEAM of National Trust volunteers helped prepare Nuffield Place for the new visitor season.

More than 35 people spent five hours at the manor house, the former home of car manufacturer and philanthropist Lord Nuffield, gardening, digging and tidying ahead of the opening on Wednesday.

Rachel Edwards, head gardener at Nuffield Place, said: “ Everyone came together to get the property looking tip-top for the opening. We had lots of projects, such as relaying the gravel on the entrance and replanting all the borders. We had a big bonfire to burn all the waste.

We are in the first phase of a restoration project for the grounds so we have been cutting back the garden to make it more open.”

The volunteers were served a lunch of sausage casserole made by Yvonne Hancock, 66, of Abrahams Road, Henley.

Nuffield Place was left to Nuffield College Oxford when Lord Nuffield died in 1963. The house was given to the National Trust in 2012.



Published 03/04/14

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