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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1332660
English Heritage Legacy ID: 43832
Location: Burnham, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL1
District: South Bucks
Civil Parish: Burnham
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Burnham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU 98 SW BURNHAM DORNEYWOOD ROAD
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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