Basildon Park

Basildon Park is a re-creation and restoration of the 18th Century mansion, brought back to life in the 1950s by Lord & Lady Lliffe and the collections include important 18th & 19th century paintings and antiques. The mansion is now owned by the National Trust, Lower Basildon, Reading, Berkshire.

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Carrick Castle

DSC_0165-Small02JPegA 15th Century a tower house on the West shore of Loch Goil, Argyll, Scotland. Records show that Mary Queen Of Scots was a guest of the castle in 1563. In 1685 during the rebellion against King James V11 the castle was badly damaged by bombardments from HMS Kingfisher. The castle was then passed to the Earl of Dunmore but was left in a ruinous condition. Today the castle is been restored, and is now a private home. The Royal Navy still use the Loch with ships and submarines.