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This course focuses on the Medieval and Tudor roots of Brympton D'Evercy itself with a particular emphasis on the Dower House, the medieval Star Chamber and the Henry Vll wing. Susan will explore specialist paint finishes
including lime washes.
Susan Ashman qualified in 1980 as a fashion designer at the Southend College of Art & Design.
On finishing the course she joined the famous costumiers (and the worlds largest) Angels of London. There quickly followed a private commission to refurbish the upholstery and antique drapes in an Arts & Crafts house. This
sealed Susan's fate, she had now discovered her 'passion and vocation'. With her flair for Design and Fashion of all periods, combined with a love for history and heritage Renaissance Interior Design was born.
Susan's ethos is to guide her client's through the process of refurbishment & decoration with patience and research. ‘The period detail within a historical house takes you on a fascinating and delightful journey, as the house reveals its secrets', says Susan who delivers comfortable home living with a timeless finish.
Susan Ashman has been selected by the Brympton House Trust to oversee the refurbishment of the interior of Brympton House.
If using satellite navigation the postcode reference is BA22 8TD.
There is ample parking on site for both cars & coaches.
Brympton D'Evercy is located just 10 minutes from Yeovil Junction Train Station and has direct links to London, Bath, Bristol & Exeter from the following main line stations:
- London Waterloo to Yeovil Junction:
- 2 and a quarter hours.
- Bristol to Yeovil Junction:
- 2 hours and 11 minutes.
- Exeter to Yeovil Junction:
- 1 hour and 11 minutes.
- Bath Spa to Yeovil Junction:
- 1 hour and 57 minutes.
We can arrange for either individuals or parties to be met from the station.