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Cut out and build your own tower!

Use this teaching resource from Beckford’s Tower to learn more about William Beckford. Students can then colour, cut and fold your own Tower to display at home.

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Suitable for: KS2, KS3

Subjects: Art & Design, Design & Technology, History

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About Beckford’s Tower.

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Built between 1826 and 1827, Beckford’s Tower is an extraordinary building that was once home to one of the greatest collections of books, furniture and art in Georgian England and now stands as the only surviving example of William Beckford’s great architectural achievements.

William Beckford’s ability to build, and to collect, was made possible by the wealth he inherited and continued to accumulate as an owner of Jamaican sugar plantations and enslaved people, and through the compensation he received from the government following the abolition of slavery. An aspect of his life that is explored within the museum displays.

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