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Nelson's Monument - Restoration 2005

There are now pre-booked tours of the monument available via the Nelson's Museum. Click here.

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Opening Celebrations Photo Gallery
Photography taken on the day, showing the pageantry and celebrations to commemorate the history and recent restoration of this magnificent building.
New Opening Celebrations Photo Gallery

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Caryatid   Caryatid   Lost Caryatids
The photographs below show the caryatids that were discovered recently in the grounds of a hall! They show two of the Coade stone originals removed around 1895/97. Thereafter they were recast in concrete. So, they are nearly 200 years old!
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Prestigious Awards
• Monday 15th May at the Kensington roof gardens in London the project was awarded a Bronze award under the banner of the "Green Apple Awards 2006 for the Built Environment and our Architectural Heritage. This is a prestigious recognition scheme that support's the
Government's Civic Pride campaign.

 

• On Thursday 11th May, the Trust was outright regional winner of the RICS East of England Building Conservation Award.

 

Presented by the RICS regional president to Michael Knights (left), Heritage & Landscape Manager and architect Nigel Sunter (right) of PMT in Norwich.

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Restoration of Nelson's Monument, also known as the Norfolk Naval Pillar, began back on August 2nd 2004, and was completed on
October 20th 2005 one day before the bicentenary of Trafalgar.

 

The Norfolk Historic Buildings Trust managed the restoration project, consolidating the Monument for future generations, to bring its history
to life for local people and visitors alike.

 

On Thursday 11th May, the Trust was outright regional winner of the RICS East of England Building Conservation Award.

 

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We are please to make available, the new Teachers Education Pack online and available to order, Click here for more information.

 
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