A 1778 engraving of the house from "The Copper Plate Magazine"
Caryatid pier table from Brockenhurst, today at Basildon Park. This table, one of a pair at Basildon, are probably the earliest known English works of art to reproduce the four caryatid figures from the portico of the Erechtheum on the Acropolis.
The garden from a circa 1904 postcard
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.
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)
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