Wonderful to look back at the early days of our re Wonderful to look back at the early days of our restoration journey -the battleship grey of the hall walls , the untouched ceilings of the bedrooms and the original green of the grand salon.- which we thought was a great specialist paint finish until we realised it was mould.  We have been trying to find the original manufactures for all the amazing work , spurred on by having all the original documentation of the 1911 enlargement of the chateau ,we have been slowly putting her back together.The Second World War was catastrophic for her , as the Nazis withdrew from this being their SS command HQ they shot up the building , stole many of the paintings ,Sculptures and broke up the boilers and heating .Its a challenge putting everything back but we are slowly making headway .#restoration chateau #châteaux #craftsmanshipmatters #frenchcraftsmanship #frenchiesofinstagram #frencharchitecture #frenchartist #farrowandball

Wonderful to look back at the early days of our restoration journey -the battleship grey of the hall walls , the untouched ceilings of the bedrooms and the original green of the grand salon.- which we thought was a great specialist paint finish until we realised it was mould. We have been trying to find the original manufactures for all the amazing work , spurred on by having all the original documentation of the 1911 enlargement of the chateau ,we have been slowly putting her back together.The Second World War was catastrophic for her , as the Nazis withdrew from this being their SS command HQ they shot up the building , stole many of the paintings ,Sculptures and broke up the boilers and heating .Its a challenge putting everything back but we are slowly making headway .#restoration chateau #châteaux #craftsmanshipmatters #frenchcraftsmanship #frenchiesofinstagram #frencharchitecture #frenchartist #farrowandball ...