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Beel House, Little Chalfont

Description: Beel House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 December 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 416304

OS Grid Reference: SU9878897414
OS Grid Coordinates: 498788, 197414
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6668, -0.5730

Location: A404, Amersham, Buckinghamshire HP7 9QP

Locality: Little Chalfont
Local Authority: Chiltern District Council
County: Buckinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP7 9QP

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Listing Text

1. AMERSHAM WHITE LION ROAD
5134 (south side)

Beel House

SU 99 NE 2/199 22.12.58

II*


2.
Later C18 and earlier, small country house in park. Colourwashed cement render-
ing, hipped old tile roof with modern dormer. Parapet with 4 pineapple finials
to front. Two storeys and attic. First floor band, quoins to front elevation,
five sash windows, central one-window projecting bay with Roman Doric porch with
2 fold doors in panelled reveals. Return elevation on right has 3-storey semi-
circular bow with modified Doric pilasters, frieze and cornice to ground floor.
Left-hand elevation has 2 storey canted bay with first floor cast iron balcony.
C18 service wing partly demolished. Early C19 conservatory on south west side
with Doric columns. 1-storey outbuilding on south-east with canted end and
hipped old tile roof.
Interior: C18 staircase with turned balusters, fluted newel posts, carved tread
ends. Drawing room with Ionic pilasters to canted bay window reveals, wood
fireplace with reeded half-columns. First floor room with early C18 panelling
and box cornice. Ground floor rear room with C17 chamfered ceiling beam and
joists.


Listing NGR: SU9878897414

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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