Building record 0446500000 - WEST WYCOMBE HOUSE

Summary

Late seventeenth to early eighteenth century mansion of West Wycombe House.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Listed Building (I) 1160521: WEST WYCOMBE PARK HOUSE

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • COUNTRY HOUSE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1799 AD)

Description

Plan Form - RECTANGULAR
GRADE I. LATE C17/EARLY C18, REMODELLED C.1735-65. PALLADIAN FRONT. E ELEVATION TETRASTYLE DORIC PORTICO WITH FRESCOES. S FRONT BY JOHN DONOVELL C.1760, DOUBLE SUPERIMPOSED COLONNADE. W FRONT GREEK IONIC HEXASTYLE PORTICO. DESIGNED C.1765 BY ROBERT ADAM & CARRIED OUT WITH MODIFICATIONS BY NICHOLAS REVETT (B9).

Sources (30)

  • ---SBC17191 Aerial Photograph: Aerofilms. 1968. Aerofilms oblique AP. SU829945. Yes.
  • ---SBC17552 Aerial Photograph: 26/06/82. BCM A6/16 16A. SU\829949. Yes.
  • ---SBC17554 Aerial Photograph: 26/06/82. BCM A6/16/19. SU\828943. Yes.
  • ---SBC17555 Aerial Photograph: 26/06/82. BCM A6/16/20. SU\828943. Yes.
  • ---SBC17556 Aerial Photograph: 26/06/82. BCM A6/16/21. SU\828943. Yes.
  • <1>SBC7342 Bibliographic reference: LANGLEY T 1797 HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF THE HUNDRED OF DESBOROUGH PP414-421.
  • <2>SBC14487 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN PP932-933.
  • <3>SBC15481 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 P135.
  • <4>SBC11811 Bibliographic reference: PEVSNER N 1960 BUCKINGHAMSHIRE PP283-287 PL56.
  • <5>SBC10400 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 6-INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
  • <6>SBC9890 Bibliographic reference: NATIONAL TRUST 1977 PROPERTIES OF.
  • <7>SBC6117 Bibliographic reference: HARRIS J 1979 THE ARTIST & THE COUNTRY HOUSE: A HISTORY OF COUNTRY HOUSE AND GARDEN VIEW PAINTING 15.
  • <8>SBC10628 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD.
  • <9>SBC3604 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1973. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE: WYCOMBE DISTRICT: BOROUGH OF HIGH WYCOMBE.
  • <10>SBC4635 Bibliographic reference: ENGLISH HERITAGE 1994 REGISTER OF PARKS & GARDENS OF SPECIAL HISTORIC IN-TEREST IN ENGLAND: PART 4 B.
  • <11>SBC9893 Bibliographic reference: NATIONAL TRUST 1981 WEST WYCOMBE PARK (COPY, FILED).
  • <12>SBC19995 Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2001. West Wycombe Park Buckinghamshire - Part 1: Site History and Introduction. 1.
  • <13>SBC19996 Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2001. West Wycombe Park Buckinghamshire - Part II: The Earthwork Surveys. 2.
  • <14>SBC19998 Graphic material: English Heritage. 2000. West Wycombe Park: detailed plans of Pleasure Grounds, Wider Parkland and Church Hill. 1:2500.
  • <15>SBC19576 Article in serial: National Trust. 2001. The National Trust Annual Archaeological Review 2000-2001. No 9.
  • <16>SBC19209 Bibliographic reference: National Trust. 1999. Annual Archeological Review No. 7 1998-99.
  • <17>SBC22630 Article in serial: Michael Symes. 2005. 'Flintwork, Freedom and Fantasy: the Landscape at West Wycombe Park, Buckinghamshire', in Garden History Vol 33. No 33:1.
  • <18>SBC22708 Article in serial: Kate Felus. 2006. 'Boats and Boating in the Designed Landscape, 1720-1820', in Journal of the Garden History Society, Summer 2006, pp22-46.. Vol 34, No. 1.
  • <19>SBC22755 Article in serial: Richard Wheeler. 2005. 'Lost and Found: Statues and Goddesses at West Wycombe', in The Bucks Gardener, Autumn 2005 pp3-4. Issue 22.
  • <20>SBC23229 Unpublished document: Parklands Consortium Ltd. 2008. West Wycombe Park: Historic Landscape Management Plan.
  • <21>SBC20535 Bibliographic reference: Hazelle Jackson. 2001. Shell Houses and Grottoes.
  • <22>SBC24063 Article in monograph: Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust. 2007. Talking Heads: Garden Statuary in the Eighteenth Century.
  • <23>SBC24371 Article in serial: John Phibbs. 2013. 'A List of Landscapes That Have Been Attributed to Lancelot 'Capability' Brown', in Garden History Vol 41 part 2 pp244-277. Vol 41, part 2.
  • <24>SBC24856 Unpublished document: Oxford Archaeology. 2017. West Wycombe Park Dam: Desk-based Assessment.
  • <25>SBC25044 Bibliographic reference: Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust. 2018. Humphry Repton in Buckinghamshire and Beyond.

Location

Grid reference SU 82934 94305 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish HIGH WYCOMBE, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • : Desk-based assessment, West Wycombe Park dam (Ref: WEWYDADB) (EBC17905)
  • Event - Survey: Detailed topographic survey and background research (EBC16386)

Record last edited

Sep 10 2019 4:25PM

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