Painting of John Smeaton

Smeaton at Temple Newsam Walk

Date/Time: 07 September 2024 11:00 am

Venue: Temple Newsam

Price: £8

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John Smeaton was the greatest civil engineer of the 18th century and founder of the profession in Britain. Join this tour to search the grounds of Temple Newsam for remaining evidence of Smeaton’s pump and venture inside the house to view the surviving well, not normally on view to the public.

Tickets £8 each, available soon.

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