Exhibition: Houses


Find out about the people who lived and worked as servants

The material culture of Servants at Stoneleigh Abbey, Warwickshire

When Edward, fifth Lord Leigh, had completed the refurbishment of his grandfather’s grand west wing in the mid 1760s, the older parts of Stoneleigh Abbey were largely given over to service space. The ground floor contained bedrooms for the housekeeper, chaplain, steward and several junior servants….

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