Sitting patiently on a window ledge, a Piggy Bank waits for its stored change to be used to buy more toys for a rainy day.
To keep the grounds looking immaculate, a host of equipment was needed, including manual mowers, lawn rollers, edge trimmers and other garden tools—all stored just how the gardener left them 100 years ago.
Like the immovable sundial in the grounds, the clock stopped for Calke Abbey. It is locked in a time capsule.
Inhabited by privilege it was, but it was built and cared for by ordinary working folk like you and me.
We need to preserve our heritage because it is our story too.
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