Mentmore Towers, Mentmore - Aylesbury Vale

Country house built 1852-4 by Sir Joseph Paxton and GH Stokes for Baron Mayer Amschel de Rothschild. Listed Building Consent and Planning Permission granted for conversion to a hotel together with a major extension. Planning for the implementation of these consents stopped in 2009. Emergency works undertaken to central roof lantern. The service wing roof remains in very poor condition. An application for Listed Building Consent and Planning Permission for repairs has been granted but is yet to be implemented.

Mentmore Towers, Mentmore - Aylesbury Vale
© Mr George Harper. Image supplied courtesy of Images of England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Mentmore Towers
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1117863
    Local Planning Authority:
    Aylesbury Vale
    Site Type:
    Domestic > Country house

Location

    Building Name:
    Mentmore Towers
    County:
    Buckinghamshire
    District / Borough:
    Aylesbury Vale
    Parish:
    Mentmore
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Buckingham
    Region:
    South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    B
    Ownership:
    Commercial company
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade I, RPG grade II*, CA