Blandfield, built by Robert Beverley II, is a fivepart Palladian composition. The center sections are massive, pedimented pavilions. The floor plan owes a debt to James Gibbs's Book of Architecture (1728). Beverley spent twenty years extravagantly decorating and furnishing the interior. An 1844 remodeling removed some of the interior paneling, which a current restoration effort is attempting to replace.
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