Kenwood restored - London's country house

High on a hill, with sweeping views over London, is an imposing white-washed house that is home to some of the UK's finest public artworks. Kenwood, on the fringes of Hampstead Heath, reopens this week after refurbishment costing £6m.

See what challenges faced English Heritage - as staff set about restoring the building and protecting the art collection - with head historic properties curator Jeremy Ashbee.

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English Heritage photography by Charles Hosea, Patricia Payne, Clare Kendall and Nigel Corrie.

Robert Adam drawings courtesy of Sir John Soane's Museum, London.

Music by KPM Music. Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 26 November 2013.

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