Lindisfarne Castle conservation project reveals rare wall paintings

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The very rare paintings revealed in the kitchen and east bedroom after conservation specialists painstakingly removed hundreds of years’ worth of layers of paint, were initially thought to depict butterflies but upon closer inspection have now been identified as a stylised flower motif.

 

 

 

 

 

Trade Strip P & V Remover was being used to remove old paint and distemper on the large conservation project at Lindisfarne 19th century castle. The scale of the conservation work is such that the Castle is closed to the public for eighteen months until April 2018.

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