A portrait of Letitia Rudd is especially poignant as Letitia died, aged only twenty-seven, shortly after delivering her fourth child.
The drawing room offers excellent views over Rode’s extensive gardens. Inside is a fine collection of family portraits and Gillows was once again responsible for much of the furniture. A highlight of the drawing room is the cabinet display of eighteenth-century English porcelain teapots. This collection of rare and early designs has been amassed by the present owner.