A manor of celebrating Victorian history

An acclaimed international artist painted the dining room at Norcott Court, a Grade II listed Victorian manor, last week.

Thursday, 27th October 2016, 10:38 am
Updated Thursday, 27th October 2016, 5:23 pm
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Sara Abbott is primarily known for her contemporary animal portraits and vivid landscapes, but she took on this new challenge –a commission to redesign and execute the decor in the dining room of a historically important house.

She said: “It was important for me to take a lead from existing design elements in the house, which have been with the house for hundreds of years.”