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Record details

BCC record ID:0087601000
Type of record:Building
Summary:Eighteenth century manor house with nineteenth and twentieth century extensions, once a convent, now a conference centre
Grid Reference:SU 79377 89370
Parish:

HAMBLEDEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • (Former) MANOR HOUSE (18th Century to Modern - 1700 AD to 1945 AD)
  • (Former) NUNNERY (20th Century - 1900 AD to 1999 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?No

Full description

PARMOOR MARKED AT NGR (B3).
MANSION, NOW CONVENT. PART 1770-80, MUCH ENLARGED 1893-1903 BY LORD PARMOOR. ORIGINALLY HOME OF THE DOYLEY FAMILY. C18 PART TO SOUTH, 2 STOREYS, 4 BAYS. RED BRICK WITH STONE COPING. EXTENSIONS, RED BRICK WITH STONE COPING & DRESSINGS.(FULL DESCRIPTION) (B4).
Used by King Zog of Albania from 1941 to 1946 (B5, 6, 7, 8).

Sources and further reading

<3>Map: OS 1960 6-INCH MAP.
<4>Bibliographic reference: DOE 1985 LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURA L OR HISTORIC INTEREST, BUCKS: 6/112.
<5>Digital archive: School of Slavonic and East European Studies. Naci Collection.
<6>Digital archive: Cordless Larry. 2007. Information from Wikipedia on King Zog of Albania.
<7>Digital archive: Bucks Free Press. 2007. Has anyone news of King Zog?.
<8>Digital archive: Time. 1945. Court circular from Time archives.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

Related monuments

Images

Parmoor House, now St Katharine's Convent  © Buckinghamshire County Council

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council