Domestic Wall paintings at Ellys Manor House

In the summer 2015 a conservation project was started on a section of the wall paintings in the master bedroom of the xvi century wool merchant’s house – Ellys Manor House – Lincolnshire

The wall paintings were partially and roughly uncovered during last century. In this phase the conservation treatments on the section representing the Aesop fable of ‘The fox and the crane’ included:

-Uncovering the paint layer from the limewah

-Stabilisation and consolidation of the paint and plaster layers

-Plaster repairs