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Biddlesden Park House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Biddlesden, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0539 / 52°3'14"N

Longitude: -1.0791 / 1°4'44"W

OS Eastings: 463243

OS Northings: 239902

OS Grid: SP632399

Mapcode National: GBR 9X0.B00

Mapcode Global: VHCWD.7MWV

Entry Name: Biddlesden Park House

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211458

English Heritage Legacy ID: 395981

Location: Biddlesden, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, NN13

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Biddlesden

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Biddlesden

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 63 NW BIDDLESDEN

2/12 Biddlesden Park House

25.9.51
GV II*

Country House dated 1731 on rainwater heads. Ashlar. Plinth, chamfered
quoins, first floor band course, cornice and panelled parapet. Hipped
slate roof, square stone chimneys with entablature tops. 2 storeys and
attic. S. front has 9 bays, the outer 2 on each side projecting. Barred
sash windows with keyblocks, central pedimented Doric porch. N. front
similar with Gibbs surround to central door and niches in return walls.
Service wing attached to NE angle. Interior: c1730 staircase with turned
balusters, fluted Corinthian newel columns and open strings with moulded
panels on scroll brackets. Re-used fluted Tuscan columns and C19 plaster-
work in front rooms. Room to rear has mid C18 wooden panelling with moulded
cornice, doorcase and re-assembled chimney-piece. House built on site of
Cistercian Priory founded 1147.


Listing NGR: SP6324339902

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