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Record details

BCC record ID:0454603000
Type of record:Building
Summary:Late nineteenth to early twentieth century Tudor-style country house, now a hotel.
Grid Reference:SU 81630 84400
Parish:

MEDMENHAM, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • COUNTRY HOUSE (Built 1899-1901 19th Century to Modern - 1800 AD to 1999 AD)
  • OFFICE (20th Century - 1900 AD to 1999 AD)
  • HOTEL (20th Century - 1900 AD to 1999 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Listed Building
  • Planning Notification Area

Public access information

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

Full description

Dimensions - Length 0080 m Width 0025
Plan Form - E SHAPED
MANSION, NOW OFFICES. DATED 1899-1901. BY F H ROMAINE WALKER FOR MR ROBERT HUDSON OF CHESHIRE. DRESSED CHALK. TUDOR STYLE. APPROX E-PLAN: CENTRAL PORCH TO STATE ROOMS IN S WING, FORMER BANQUETING ROOM & GATEHOUSE IN W WING & E WING FRONTING FORMER STABLE COURTYARD (DESC)(B5).
ILLUS (B2).
AT NGR (B6).
Buildings report dated April 1988 held at NMR (B11).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 PP85, 88.
<2>Bibliographic reference: PLAISTED A H 1958 ROMANCE OF A CHILTERN VILLAGE ILLUS OPP P48.
<3>Map: A R PIKE (BCM) FROM OS 1875/83 6-INCH MAP, 1ST EDIT.
<4>Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P906.
<5>Bibliographic reference: DOE 1985 LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST: BUCKS 8/140, 8/141, 8/142,.
<6>Map: OS 1961 6-INCH MAP.
<7>Bibliographic reference: GADSDEN & TREHERNE, OSBORN & MERCER 1895 THE DANESFIELD ESTATE ON THE BANKS OF THE THAMES NEAR HEN.
<11>Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2006. NMR Buildings Reports. BF087903

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

Related monuments

Images

Danesfield House  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilDanesfield House Hotel  © Buckinghamshire County CouncilAerial reconnaissance at the Allied Central Interpretation Unit at Danesfield House in Medmemham during the Second World War. LIC:1431  © Imperial War MuseumChapel and Danesfield House, Medmenham  © Oxfordshire County Council Photographic ArchiveInterior of chapel at Danesfield House, Medmenham  © Oxfordshire County Council Photographic ArchiveDanesfield House, Medmenham  © Oxfordshire County Council Photographic ArchiveDanesfield House, Medmenham  © Oxfordshire County Council Photographic Archive

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council