The Big House Reborn

The Big House Reborn Season 1 Episode 1

23m 16s

Behind the scenes documentary following the three year long, £8 million restoration project at Mount Stewart Estate on the shores of Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. In the first episode, engineers begin to reveal the true state of the house, while it is a nervous time for the team as they attempt to lower the infamous Hambletonian painting.

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The Big House Reborn Season 1 Episode 2

22m 59s

In the second episode of the new series, the contractors for the main build of the restoration arrive on site to inspect the condition of the building while the Chapel within the Mount Stewart estate undergoes a remarkable transformation as building work commences.

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The Big House Reborn Season 1 Episode 3

23m 13s

The restoration project at Mount Stewart begins to slowly fall behind schedule as the engineers experience challenges on site. Meanwhile, the contractors endeavor to remove scaffolding around the building in time for a wedding.

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The Big House Reborn Season 1 Episode 4

23m 19s

The conservation team at Mount Stewart begin to catalogue items including clothing, china and taxidermy, which will be kept in storage throughout the renovation project. As the renovation slowly takes over the house, the house guides struggle to find untouched areas to show visitors.

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The Big House Reborn Season 1 Episode 5

23m 15s

The decorating team arrive at Mount Stewart to repaint the iconic Central Hall while project curator Frances Bailey investigates the beautiful stained glass windows of the onsite chapel, which contain glass dating back to the 1400s.

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