External Engagement in the Historic House

Project: Other projectResearch collaboration

Project Details


A University of York funded project with Fairfax House (York) and Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust (Stratford upon Avon) exploring the potential of house history and archaeology to shed new light on the use, meaning and future interpretive strategies at these historic houses

Layman's description

A project seeking to use academic research to shed new light on the design, use and meaning of historic houses

Key findings

New understanding of Fairfax House room use, furnishings informing future HLF bid
Contribution to focus of Shakespeare's circle exhibition and recommendations for future development and interpretation of Shakespeare's birthplace
Effective start/end date1/09/1431/08/15