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Restoration work on stately home begins

One of Europe's biggest private stately homes, Wentworth Woodhouse in South Yorkshire, is sinking due to mineshafts under its foundations.

One of Europe's biggest private stately homes is sinking due to mineshafts under its foundations.

Wentworth Woodhouse in South Yorkshire, which is twice the size of Buckingham Palace, is going through a multi-million pound restoration.

The Grade I listed house will open its doors to the public for the first time when the building work has been completed.

Phil Bodmer reports.

  • 03 Mar
  • From the section UK