Landscape record 0050003000 - CHEQUERS (G122)

Summary

Seventeenth century park and nineteenth to twentieth century formal gardens at Chequers.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: 17th century park with 19th and 20th century formal gardens at Chequers
  • Registered Park or Garden (II) GD1585: Chequers

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Type and Period (5)

  • FORMAL GARDEN (19th Century to Modern - 1800 AD to 1999 AD)
  • PARK (17th Century to Modern - 1600 AD to 1999 AD)
  • ROSE GARDEN (20th Century - 1900 AD to 1999 AD)
  • SUNKEN GARDEN (20th Century - 1900 AD to 1999 AD)
  • KITCHEN GARDEN (19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)

Description

GRADE II. LANDSCAPE PARK & GARDEN WITH LATE C19/EARLY C20 FORMAL GARDENS. ESTATE MAP 1629 INDICATES PLANTATIONS TO W & NW, WHICH REMAIN AS WOODLAND (1986). LATE C19 TERRACE & GARDEN SCHEME DESIGNED BY REGINALD BLOMFIELD WITH FURTHER PLANTING ADVICE C.1910 BY HAVRAY TIPPING. MAIN TERRACE ETC. [FURTHER DETAIL](B10).

Sources (9)

  • <1>SBC7623 Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 2 PP198-201.
  • <2>SBC653 Article in serial: ASTLEY B F 1887 MANOR OF CHEQUERS IN RECS OF BUCKS 6 PP72-74,77-78/BLOMFIELD R 1912 CHEQUERS COURT I.
  • <3>SBC848 Bibliographic reference: BAS LETTER BOOK NOV 1912 P404 (TRANSCRIPT FILED).
  • <4>SBC15442 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 2 PP335-336.
  • <6>SBC10400 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 6-INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
  • <7>SBC6783 Bibliographic reference: JENKINS J G 1967 CHEQUERS.
  • <8>SBC10628 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD.
  • <10>SBC4637 Bibliographic reference: English Heritage. 1994. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England: Buckinghamshire. Part 4.
  • <11>SBC22466 Bibliographic reference: Norma Major. 2001. Chequers: The Prime Minister's Country House and its History. pp156-9.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 8362 0569 (2045m by 1648m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish ELLESBOROUGH, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish GREAT AND LITTLE KIMBLE, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Aug 1 2018 1:34PM

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