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Brockenhurst Park (Brockenhurst House)

  • House Replaced By: A 1960 house replaced the 18th century house.

    Collections: Basildon Park, Berkshire, contains today a pair of pier tables, made circa 1773 by an unknown English craftsman, that are probably the earliest known English works of art to reproduce the four caryatid figures from the portico of the Erechtheion on the Acropolis in Athens. The tables were acquired at the Brockenhurst Park sale in 1959 by Lord and Lady Iliffe, who restored Basildon Park.

  • Architect: Thomas Henry Wyatt

    Date: 1860s
    Designed: Remodeled House in the French chateau style for John Morant; designed lodges

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    Architect: John Plaw

    Date: Circa 1795
    Designed: Domed Bath House and Fishing Lodge for John Morant

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  • Country Life: CXLII, 464 plan, 1967.

  • Title: Treasure Houses of Britain, The - SOFTBACK
    Author: Jackson-Stops, Gervase (Editor)
    Year Published: 1985
    Reference: pgs. 342-343
    Publisher: Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art (New Haven: Yale University Press)
    ISBN: 0300035530
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • Past Seat / Home of: Edward Morant, 18th century; Morant family here from 1769 until circa 1958.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No