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Record details

BCC record ID:0421202000
Type of record:Building
Summary:Eighteenth century Shardeloes House
Grid Reference:SU 93800 97860
Parish:

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • COUNTRY HOUSE (18th Century - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Listed Building

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Yes

Full description

Dimensions - Length 0129 m Width 0030
Plan Form - RECTANGULAR
BUILT 1758-66 FOR WILLIAM DRAKE BY STIFF LEADBETTER; INTERIOR BY ROBERT ADAM. FROM 1773 JAMES WYATT EMPLOYED. PAINTED CEMENT RENDERING WITH STONE DRESSINGS. SLATE ROOF, BALUSTRADED PARAPET. 2 STOREYS & ATTIC. LANDSCAPE DESIGNED BY HUMPHREY REPTON C.1790 (RED BOOK)(B6-7).

Sources and further reading

<6>Bibliographic reference: PEVSNER N 1960 BUCKINGHAMSHIRE PP233-234..
<7>Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1984. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Buckinghamshire: Chiltern District: Parishes of Amersham, Chesham Bois and Coleshill. p72

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC13590: Site visit

Related monuments

Images

Shardeloes, Amersham  © Buckinghamshire County Council

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council