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Wednesday, 3 October 2012
Basildon Park // All Mod-Cons
Back in those few brief weeks of good weather we are forced to accept as our summer this year, the parents and I took to the road to explore Basildon Park, a beautiful Georgian Mansion now owned by the National Trust. Owing to it's restoration in the mid-50's by Lord and Lady Illiffe, this stunning piece of architecture is now a beguiling mix of Georgian regal glamour and 1950's modernist design, all scattered about with mod-cons.
We spent a delightful time exploring the perfectly proportioned rooms, the rich, gilded Georgian decor, and discovering perfect examples of 1950's art and design along the way. Let me take you on a little tour of the house...