Carr had previously worked with Robert Adam, and Adam's style clearly influenced the Palladian exterior as well as the decor of many rooms in the interior. The house as it stands today is the survivor of multiple owners, periods of abandonment, and occupation by soldiers and war prisoners in World Wars I and II. So it combines dazzling restorations of original features with comfortable furnishings and artwork from the 1950's when the house was acquired and restored by Lord and Lady Iliffe. Below, the Entrance Hall.
Below, L, Dining Room fireplace; R, Dining Room Table
Below, another Pier Glass and Table; R, another view of the room.
Below, L, Going upstairs; R, the Crimson Bedroom
Lord and Lady Iliffe acquired this state bed form the sale at Ashburnham Place in 1953.
Below, two views of the collection in the Shell Room.
definitely not in the 18th century style.
Below, the kitchen reflect the 1950's as well.