Hoghton Tower

Tales from the Tower

Stay up to date with the latest news from the Tower as well as announcements of upcoming events and a more in-depth look at some of the fascinating history of Hoghton Tower.

Shakespeare and Hoghton Tower

There has long been an oral tradition in the de Hoghton family that the world-renowned playwright William Shakespeare worked...

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A Look Ahead

The next focus will be the restoration of some of our ornate hoppers and downpipes, the continued works of...

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2021 Windows Project

There are 4000 individual panes of glass in the Banqueting Hall alone and thousands more around the building. Over...

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Annual Deep Clean

Whilst the cleaning and care of the house takes place day to day, and there are many unplanned maintenance...

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Raise the Roof Project

The Raise the Roof Project (2014-2015) addressed the urgent need to restore the roof surrounding the Inner Courtyard and...

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Maintenance, Preservation, Restoration, and Conservation

Preservation is more than just the large capital projects. It is the ongoing maintenance, care, specialised cleaning and attention...

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The Hoghton Tower Preservation Trust is the charity that takes care of the public parts of Hoghton Tower, the gardens and all the history. It is responsible for the upkeep of this beautiful building which costs over £200K a year to run and maintain, as well as planning for its future. We are always grateful for whatever help visitors can give, whether that be by making a donation or joining our team of volunteers and guides (Charity Number 508357)

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