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Boscobel's Jigsaw Puzzle

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Angela Morgan tells the story of the remodelling of Boscobel House in Shropshire.

Those who have had to furnish a house from scratch will recall the difficulties involved in searching for the right furniture and furnishings. Imagine, therefore, the problems faced by a curator responsible for refurnishing an historic hunting lodge so as to recreate a nineteenth-century impression of what the rooms would have been like two centuries earlier.

At first sight this appears to be an almost impossible task; yet it is one which has been successfully accomplished Boscobel House – perhaps best known for its role in providing a hiding place for Charles II after the battle of Worcester.

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