About the collection

Torre Abbey holds approximately 600 oil and watercolour paintings from the 18th to the mid-20th century. Works of note are Pre-Raphaelite paintings and drawings by Holman Hunt and Burne-Jones, Watercolours painted by William Henry Hunt and Thomas Miles Richardson and fine English glass, pewter and Silver collections from the 18th and 19th Centuries. A living building of Archaeology and Geology, Torre Abbey also houses a large collection of nationally important Archaeology from the buildings extensive excavations. Features and samples of this collection are captured in our interpretation and displays across the site.

Our visible art store and collections team provide an insight and access to those works unable to be on display. You can view our collection digitally here:

The Abbey has many galleries and art spaces within the house that are filled with incredible works of art. Explore the galleries below.


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