Buscot Park is a country house at Buscot near the town of Faringdon in Oxfordshire. It was built in an austere neoclassical style between 1780 and 1783 for Edward Loveden Townsend. It remained in the Loveden Townsend family until sold in 1859 to Robert Tertius Campbell, an Australian. Campbell's daughter Florence would later be famous as Mrs Charles Bravo, the central character in a Victorian murder case that remains unsolved to this day. On Campbell's death, in 1887, the house and its estate were sold to Alexander Henderson, a financier, later to be ennobled as Baron Faringdon.\nFollowing the death of the 1st Baron in 1934, the house was considerably altered and restored to its 18th-century form by the architect Geddes Hyslop for his grandson... (Read more on Wikipedia)
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WORKS IN THE TAX EXEMPT COLLECTION (16)
Sir John Lavery (oil)
John Singer Sargent (drawing)
Simon Elwes - Portrait of 2nd Lord Faringdon.
WM - Portrait of Sir Alexander Henderson 1907.
Sydney Morrish - Portrait of Emily Sulivan (nee Hi...
W. R. Sickert - Portrait of 2nd Lord Faringdon.
Four silver sauceboats on three pad feet
Chased tea and coffee set
Pair 12ins. fluted candlesticks
Silver-gilt 8ins. repousse sugar castor
Four five-bar silver-gilt toast racks.
Twelve pairs of silver-gilt fish knives and forks....
A gold box
Wild Life on a Tidal Water 1890
Framed album of c.30 Chinese natural history drawi...