Building record 0281401002 - ADDINGTON OLD MANOR HOUSE
- Listed Building (II) 1214529: ADDINGTON GRANGE AND ADDINGTON HOUSE AND ADDINGTON PLACE AND PARK HOUSE
Type and Period (2)
- MANOR HOUSE (17th Century to 19th Century - 1600 AD to 1899 AD)
- MILITARY BASE (Modern - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
Dimensions - Length 0016 m Width 0008
Plan Form - RECTANGULAR
TRADITIONALLY BUILT BY WINDSOR FAMILY (B1).
REBUILT 1857 TO HARDWICK'S DESIGNS (B2).
OLD MANOR HOUSE OF 2 STOREYS & CELLAR. BRICK WALLS, STONE DRESSINGS. BUILT C17, PART OF A LARGE HOUSE FORMERLY EXTENDING S. MUCH OF ORIGINAL HOUSE PULLED DOWN 1859-60 & REDUCED TO 2 STOREYS (B3,B5).
AT NGR (B11).
Grade II. Formerly Addington House, now 4 flats. Late C17 much altered 1859-60 and C20. Red brick with stone quoins, plinth moulding, first floor band course, cornice and architrave windows with central keyblocks. Hipped slate roofs, brick chimneys with square shafts set diagonally. Two storeys. S. front has three bays with barred sash windows and central panelled door with rectangular fanlight in rendered architrave surround with cornice on scroll brackets over. W. Side has six bays, that to left set back, bays 2 and 3 slightly projecting. Right-hand bays are irregular and have dentilled brick eaves. Six panelled door with rectangular fanlight and flat cornice hood on elaborately carved scroll brackets in fourth bay has flanking tall narrow casements. Additional bay of one storey to right has pierced parapet, band course, similar sash window and C20 glazed door. Garage to far right with attic dormer above. Included for group value (B10).
During WW2 Addington House was used as a safe house for four families of members of the Czechoslovac Military Intelligence (B15).
- <1>SBC16697 Bibliographic reference: WILLIS B 1755 HISTORY & ANTIQUITIES OF BUCKINGHAM PP111-118.
- <2>SBC14389 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN PP253-254.
- <3>SBC13125 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 2 PP53-54.
- <5>SBC11757 Bibliographic reference: PEVSNER N 1960 BUCKINGHAMSHIRE P45.
- <10>SBC19250 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1983. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. p2.
- <11>SBC10473 Map: OS 1977 1:2500 MAP.
- <15>SBC22395 Digital archive: Neil Rees. 2004. Czechoslovaks in the Aylesbury Vale.
|Grid reference||SP 74245 28575 (point) (Exact)|
|Civil Parish||ADDINGTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire|
Related Monuments/Buildings (2)
Related Events/Activities (1)
- Event - Survey: Site visit by Historic Buildings Officer (EBC13585)
Record last edited
Dec 19 2017 1:32PM