Temple Newsam

Leeds Museums and Galleries conservator Emma Bowron with the silver gilt Doncaster Gold Cup 1828-29

Polished display as house team spruces up city’s family silver

A dazzling array of stunning silver centrepieces are looking their beautiful best thanks to a polished performance from staff at a Leeds mansion.
A man uses a brush on a fine marble table in Temple Newsam House

House’s new lava-topped treasure is hot property

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A one-of-a-kind piece of furniture decorated with ancient lava from an Italian volcano has become part of the historic collection at a Leeds mansion. Commissioned by one of the nation’s greatest antiques collectors Charles Townley in around…
A male volunteer is stood on some step ladders looking through books in the Georgian Library of Temple Newsam House

Library messages reveal fascinating chapter in the story of Temple Newsam

A trove of centuries-old keepsakes, footnotes and family crests has been discovered inside the antique tomes of a Leeds mansion’s beautiful Georgian library. Staff at Temple Newsam House carrying out meticulous conservation work on the…
Snuff boxes at Temple Newsam

Mystery of The Fulford Thefts sees precious snuff boxes come home

An exquisite collection of antique gold snuff boxes has returned home more than 40 years after being stolen from a Leeds mansion by a mystery thief. The seven beautifully ornate, late 18th Century containers arrived back at Temple Newsam…