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Restoring Georgian period property

Whether it’s just a small detail in a Georgian house which needs to be spruced up, or you’re entirely renovating a newly bought Georgian property, you will find something to read in the Country Life series, published in 2005, which followed William Palin’s efforts to restore his early Georgian Spitalfields townhouse.

From restoring the floorboards with beeswax to removing the ancient tree propping up the staircase to restoring the woodwork and having it painted, William lovingly brought his property to life over a number of months.

On this page you can read all about his exploits, as well as discovering his personally recommended workmen who so skilfully restored his period property to its former splendour, despite some of his more idiosyncratic efforts remain uncopied by peers in the area .

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