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A Grade II Listed Building in Burnham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5544 / 51°33'15"N

Longitude: -0.6482 / 0°38'53"W

OS Eastings: 493819

OS Northings: 184816

OS Grid: SU938848

Mapcode National: GBR F7K.JY3

Mapcode Global: VHFT1.Q666

Entry Name: Dorneywood

Listing Date: 24 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332660

English Heritage Legacy ID: 43832

Location: Burnham, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL1

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

Civil Parish: Burnham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Burnham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


7/214 Dorneywood


C18, partly destroyed by fire in 1910 and later rebuilt and restored. Pre-
sented by Lord Courtauld-Thomson to the nation as a residence for the Prime
Minister, 1942. Seven bays wide, the centre 3 recessed and of 2 storeys plus
attic, the outer ones.later additions and of 3 storeys. Red brick; tiled roof.
All windows sashes with glazing bars and segmental heads. Central door with
unfluted Ionic columns and pediment. To the left, a single-storey addition
known as the Conference Room; to the right, a kitchen wing of 2 storeys.
Interior with inner porch decorated by Rex Whistler: Ave silvae Dornii; 3
marble and one wooden C18 chimney pieces; staircase with Chinese fret
balustrade. CL, 7 and 14 December 1951.

Listing NGR: SU9381984816

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