Deene Park

Northamptonshire

Deene Park has been the seat of the Brudenell family since 1514. The hall itself is a Grade I listed building dating back to the 14th century. Seven of the Brudenell family were Earls of Cardigan — the most notable being the 7th Earl who led the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava in 1854.

Brief Description of Works: 

Messenger was appointed by Brudenell Estates to undertake external repairs, which involved the almost complete renewal of the roof (including Collyweston Stone Slating and lead), stone repairs to a number of chimneys, essential works to the masonry and refurbishment of the south elevation and courtyard. A comprehensive window repair scheme was also undertaken using replacement timber sections and modern resin repair systems.

Contract Details: 

Value: £750k
Client: Brudenell Estates
Duration: 48 weeks
Completion: \December 2017