Dining Room

Opposite the drawing room, across the hall, is the dining room. The walls are painted with ornate white plasterwork also in the style of Robert Adam. On the ceiling are roundels with 18th century paintings in the style of Angelica Kauffman.

The white marble chimney piece was designed by Robert Adam in the neo-classical style of the 1770s. It was bought from the contents sale of another house in Essex, Weald Hall, which was demolished. The marble tablet depicts Venus and cupid with three attendants offering a swag of flowers, a bowl of fruit and arrows for cupid’s bow.

The dining room also has a canted bay with three sash windows facing east with views of the garden. A concealed jib door leads to the kitchen.