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Latimer House (National Defence College), Latimer

Description: Latimer House (National Defence College)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 44951

OS Grid Reference: SU9996498836
OS Grid Coordinates: 499964, 198836
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6794, -0.5556

Location: The Grove, Latimer, Buckinghamshire HP5 1TY

Locality: Latimer
Local Authority: Chiltern District Council
County: Buckinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP5 1TY

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Listing Text

Latimer House (National
Defence College)


1834-38 by E Blore. Symmetrical red brick mansion of 2 storeys with attics in Tudor
style. Ashlar dressings, slate roofs. Moulded octagonal shafts to stacks,
crenellated parapets and mullioned and transomed casements. South front with
3 shallow projecting gabled bays in a front of 9 bays. East or entrance front of
5 bays, outer bays gabled and projecting. Central porch with oriel over and 1863
date plaque. Interior with entrance hall and staircase behind, surrounded by a
rib-vaulted passage. Other rib-vaulted ceilings. Link range to north courtyard
with north and west ranges of 2 storeys and east screen wall, battlemented with at
south-east angle of north range clock tower with cupola.

Listing NGR: SU9996498836

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

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