David Parr’s House Tour
17/08/2023 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely
David Parr’s home is a testament to the skills he learnt at the Cambridge firm of F R Leach & Sons and worked with many of the top designers and architects of the day.
David Parr’s intricately patterned house is a brilliant portal into the Arts & Crafts era as well as the world of a working man of that time. But that’s not all. The home was preserved by David Parr’s granddaughter, Elsie Palmer, who lived there for over 85 years. As visitors make their way around the house and discover.
David Parr’s amazing interiors, also discover echoes of an already lost 20th century world, mementoes of Elsie’s daily life which always prompt memories and conversation. Find out more below.