This interactive has been developed as part of ‘Electrifying the Country House’,
a University of Leeds project run in collaboration with the National Trust and Leeds City Council, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
The project was led by historian of science Professor Graeme Gooday and art historian Professor Abigail Harrison Moore, and was based on their research. Dr Michael Kay was the project researcher responsible for the delivery of this interactive resource and other project outputs. The interactive was designed and built by Corey Benson from Creative Arthur.
The ‘Electrifying the Country House’ project ran between May 2015 and July 2016. To learn more about our work, events, and resources please visit the project website: www.electrifyingthecountryhouse.org
Please also visit our partner houses:Cragside, Rothbury, Northumberland
Standen, East Grinstead, West Sussex
Lotherton Hall, Aberford, West Yorkshire
The interactive is optimised for use with Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox browsers.
Guide character creditsMr. Grey the butler – Ben Eccles
Mrs. Beale – Charlotte Bourne
Bertha the maid – Megan Rutter
Photograph and video creditsAll photo and video content was shot for this project by the University of Leeds Digital Learning Team (Cragside) or by Leeds Media Services (Standen and Lotherton Hall), and remains ©University of Leeds, except for:
Cragside- Front page, house image: ©National Trust Images/Rupert Truman
- Mr. Grey introduction video, background image: ©National Trust Images/Simon Fraser
- Mr. Grey conclusion video, background image: ©National Trust Images/Rupert Truman
- Library, cloisonné vase image: ©National Trust Images/Andreas von Einsiedel
Standen- Front page, house image: ©National Trust Images/Rupert Truman
- Mrs. Beale introduction and conclusion videos, background image: ©National Trust Images/John Miller
Lotherton Hall- Front page, house image: ©Leeds City Council
Special thanks to:Tim Banks
Dionne Matthews Spence
Year 4 and 6 at Addingham Primary School
Year 4 at Springbank Primary School
Choo Chean Laban