‘The Fire’

On display up the Queen Anne style staircase we have a large print of an original painting by Henry Parker-Leigh, depicting the fire which destroyed most of the house on 9th February 1709.

John was rescued from the burning house at the last minute by neighbours. In Susanna’s words: “a brand plucked from the burning”

The modern representation of the fire picture.

Posted in:

More from the collection

Susanna’s prayer desk

‘My favourite item’ by Sarah Friswell - Chair of Trustees ‘When I visit

Library

We are proud to have an extensive and wonderful collection of books safely

A closer look inside Epworth Old Rectory

If you would like a taste of what it is like inside the

Jeffreys Chamber

‘My Favourite Room’ by Keith Drakes - Guide 'In Jeffreys Chamber we ask

Virtual Tour