Monument record 0020400000 - ASTON CLINTON PARK

Summary

Site of nineteenth century country house built on the site of the medieval to post-medieval manor house

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (2)

  • MANOR HOUSE (Medieval to Post-Medieval - 1066 AD to 1798 AD)
  • COUNTRY HOUSE (Demolished between 1959-1967, 19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)

Description

ERECTED MID C19 BY SIR ANTHONY DE ROTHSCHILD. SPLENDID MANSION ON SITE OF ANCIENT MANOR HOUSE. 4 FRONTS, PRINCIPAL ONE OF GRECIAN DORIC DESIGN (B1).
HOUSE LARGELY DEMOLISHED IN 1950'S. KNOWN VARIOUSLY AS HOWARD PARK & (NOW) GREEN PARK (B3).
Historical and descriptive text of park and associated features (B4). See M Farley oblique Aps.
Article on the house in the 1920s, and why and how the Rothschild family still maintained their connection to it (B6).

Sources (11)

  • ---SBC20731 Aerial Photograph: Michael Farley. 2001. 2001 oblique AP by Mike Farley. SP89001220. Yes.
  • ---SBC21715 Aerial Photograph: BCM (Michael Farley). 1998. 1998 BCM (Michael Farley) Oblique AP. SP88361174. Yes.
  • <1>SBC14335 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P86.
  • <2>SBC10628 Unpublished document: Ordnance Survey Field Investigator. OS RECORD CARD.
  • <3>SBC5124 Unpublished document: Mike Farley. 1975. FARLEY M E (BCM) 1975 Notes from site visit.
  • <4>SBC19365 Bibliographic reference: Sarah Rutherford. 2001. An enigmatic landscape: Aston Clinton Park to Green Park.
  • <5>SBC22081 Article in serial: Diana Gulland. 2003. 'Aston Clinton Manor House: From Moated Site To Classical Mansion', in Records of Buckinghamshire 43. Vol 43. pp195-207.
  • <6>SBC23369 Article in serial: Diana Gulland. 2008. "Aston Clinton House 1923-1932" in Records of Bucks vol.48. pp 255-273.
  • <7>SBC19002 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire County Museum Archaeological Service. 1998. Historic Parks and Gardens Register Review.
  • <8>SBC10010 Map: O.S. 6 INCH (1:10560) MAP 1ST EDITION (1876/83).
  • <9>SBC24661 Unpublished document: Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust. 2014. Green Park (Aston Clinton Park) Understanding Historic Parks and Gardens in Buckinghamshire.

Location

Grid reference SP 88400 11400 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish ASTON CLINTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: Aerial photography 1998 (EBC15887)

Record last edited

Dec 16 2020 3:50PM

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