Building record 0638100000 - Heatherden Hall, Pinewood Road, Iver Heath


Late nineteenth century country house, enlarged in the twentieth century and now part of Pinewood Studios.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Listed Building (II) 1414431: Heatherden Hall, Pinewood Studios


Type and Period (1)

  • COUNTRY HOUSE (Built 1870, 19th Century to Modern - 1800 AD to 1999 AD)


A C19 house greatly enlarged in 1914-28 by Melville Seth-Ward for W Grant Morden, a Canadian financier. An unfocused English Baroque design with big chimney-breasts haphazardly interrupting the facades. Attached colonnade along the main front. Some lavish fittings including some from SS Mauritania, eg the First Class Library by H A Peto (1907), now the boardroom. Other main rooms Neo-Wren. One chimneypiece of 1581 from Ilam Hall, Staffordshire. The house was extended as a country club and offices 1934-6 when the first film studios were built (B1).
Listed grade II in August 2013. See detailed description, history and reasons for designation (B4).

Sources (6)

  • <1>SBC19664 Bibliographic reference: Nikolaus Pevsner & Elizabeth Williamson. 1994. The Buildings of England: Buckinghamshire. p416.
  • <2>SBC19002 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Museum Archaeological Service. 1998. Historic Parks and Gardens Register Review.
  • <3>SBC23092 Bibliographic reference: English Heritage. 2008. Durability Guaranteed: Pulhamite Rockwork - its Conservation and Repair.
  • <4>SBC24348 Digital archive: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England: Listing Entry.
  • <5>SBC24806 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust. 2016. Heatherden Hall: Understanding Historic Parks and Gardens in Buckinghamshire.
  • <6>SBC25073 Bibliographic reference: Claude Hitching. 2012. Rock Landscapes: The Pulham Legacy.


Grid reference TQ 01800 84109 (point)
Civil Parish IVER, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Oct 25 2018 1:56PM

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